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Availability of wastes and agro-industrial by-products - Haiti

Period of availabilityCost U.S.$/ton
Draff (beer wastes), dry (a)Port-au-Prince80–100 (b)all year30
Brewers' yeastPort-au-Prince all yearUnknown
Rice branArtibonite Valley25 000(c)     4.4
Wheat branPort-au-Prince15 000all year54
Cotton cake (d)Gonaives and Port-au-Prince  1 500(c)40–50
Cotton seed hullsGonaives and Port-au-Prince    570(c)Free of charge
Sunflower cake (e)Port-Dauphin and Jacmel(f)-Unknown
Sisal pulp, dryPort-Dauphin5 000all yearFree of charge
Citrus pulp, wetCap Haïtien   8006 months/yearFree of charge
Coffee pulpSouth and North WestUnknownall yearFree of charge
Coffee hullsSouth and North West15 000all yearUnknown
Cocoa pods, wetCap Haïtien (g)30 000(c)Free of charge
Bagasses, dryPort-au-Prince (h) 4 000all year5
MolassesPort-au-Prince 4 600"60
Filter press mud (cane)Port-au-PrinceUnknown"Unknown
Blood meal           (c)(c)"(c)
Stomach contents           (c)(c)"Free of charge
Bone contents           (c)(c)"(c)
Cassava wastesAll villagesUnknown"Free of charge
Household scrapsAll villagesUnknown"Free of charge
Wastes from marketsAll villagesUnknown"Free of charge
Source: Mongodin, 1977 and Mission    

Source: Mongodin, 1977 and Mission

(a) Sun-dried draff containing 10 percent water.

(b) Actual production is between 80 and 100 tons/year. At maximum capacity the annual production could reach 550 to 650 t of dry draff.

(c) Unknown - has to be assessed.

(d) Partly decorticated.

(e) Culture of sunflower has been introduced recently and an oil processing plant is under construction at Port-Dauphin.

(f) The expected production is between 5 000 and 6 000 t/year starting from 1981, but it is planned to export the whole production.

(g) Cocoa is cultivated in the northern peninsula, around Cap Haïtien, and also in the extreme tip of the south peninsula (Anse d'Hainault).

(h) Sugar cane is cultivated mainly around Port-au-Prince, and also in the northern plains (Cap Haïtien), the Leogane plain and the Cul de Sac plain.

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