Haiti food production significantly below pre-quake levels: FAO report

Published on 22 September 2010

Food production in Haiti is still significantly below levels that existed prior to the January 2010 earthquake, but is slowly recovering, according to a report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The spring harvest in the region saw bean production fall 17 percent, the UN FAO found in a joint assessment with the UN World Food Program. Maize production fell 8 percent, while plantains were down 5 percent, the report said.

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