This 1st phase of the project consists in producing one hundred and five thousand (105,000) plants per year according to the following speculations and quantities: – Cocoa trees: 30 000 plants – Plantain bananas: 30,000 plants – Oranges: 5,000 plants – Grapefruit: 5,000 plants – Lemons: 5,000 plants – Mandarins: 5,000 plants – Avocados: 5,000 plants – Mangos: 5,000 plants – Wild Mangos: 5,000 plants – Saffoutiers: 5,000 plants – Corossoliers: 5,000 plants
To set up a nursery, it is necessary to respect the canvas of assembly of a nursery. 1- First there is the choice of the site 2- Afterwards, it is the development of the site (clearing, cleaning, etc.) 3- Construction of culture greenhouses (based on examples in photos above – from experts who will be part of project) 4- The semi of the seeds in the greenhouses 5- Development of a water harvesting and/or well 6- Acquisition of equipment (watering) and agricultural equipment 7- Acquisition of plant material (seed) After the establishment of the nursery, there is a lot of technical work, including: 1- The choice of the earth (black, sandy, etc.) 2- The filling of the sachets 3- The classification of sachets 4- The construction of the shades 5- The treatment of sachets 6- Transplantation of young plants from greenhouses to the sachets 7- The permanent maintenance (watering, fungal treatment, etc.) which is the longest step (at least 3 months) to prevent the plants being stunted
To do list: 1- Preparation of test plots, to check the good growth of the seeds 2- Delivery of seeds to potential buyers, where it will be necessary to rent vehicles for the delivery of seedlings 3- The monitoring of plantations, which can take several years 4- To envisage the purchase of a ground of an area of approximately 500 ha for the 2nd phase (to create pools of activities such as the plantations of 100 ha each, the creation of the nurseries (banana-plantain, cocoa, white pepper, citrus fruits, fruit trees and vegetables), staff training) 5- Provide for the acquisition of rolling stock, agricultural equipment, intrans, plant material and watering equipment 6- Anticipate the acquisition of offices, warehouses, 7- Provide another site of about 50 ha for breeding, fish farming, ecotourism, etc.