Lonely Planet Writer

US$31m project to develop Dominican-Haiti border

The Quisqueya Binational Economic Council (CEBQ) launched the Zone 1 Pilot Plan this week, the initial investment fund for a $31.0 million project to develop sustainable urban centers along both sides of the DominicanHaitian border.

Dajabon market, Dominican Republic.
Dajabon market, Dominican Republic. Image by Fran Afonso / CC BY 2.0

This fund aims to create more than 100,000 new jobs by 2030, focusing on efforts concerning renewable energy, transport, and raw materials. This investment would directly affect the towns of Quanamithe and Fort Liberte in Haiti and Dajabon and Manzanillo in the Dominican Republic.

Read more: dominicantoday.com