Claude Joseph, Haiti’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Culture, sitting next to Mitsuaki Mizuno, Japan’s Ambassador to Haiti. Photo credit: Juno7

Japan pledged to give Haiti $3.8 million to purchase rice that can be sold at reasonable prices to residents.

Claude Joseph, Haiti’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Culture, met with Mitsuaki Mizuno, Japan’s Ambassador to Haiti, to sign the agreement of the project, KR 2020, in Port-au-Prince on Monday. The KR 2020 Project fund will also cover the purchase of agricultural tools.

The officials did not mention when the project would start nor what prices would be considered reasonable.  Source

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Onz Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and ESNY before joining The Haitian Times. Onz is also a Report for America corps member.

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