Activity The development of Habanero Pepper Industry in Suriname
Country Suriname
Last update: 08/04/2019
Countries: Suriname 
Background This project is a continuation of a mission of 3 Mexican experts in December 2017. Mexico is looking for possibilities for the introduction of the Habbanero pepper in Suriname. Habbanero is a pepper of mexico. Within this variety different lines where selected. the result of this mission was that the climatological in Suriname are not so favorable for the cultivation of the habbanero pepper. Therefor the objective of the mission is changed into working with a local variety of Suriname.
Objective - to build capacity area of cultivation(especially selection and disease monitoring(antracnose) of pepper.
-to share their experience with the ministry through some presentations; the production of habbanero pepper in the open field( Agronomic Management, Fertilization and Phytosanitary)
List Keywords
1.1 Socio- economic Sector (OECD) 311 Agriculture
1.4 Target group(s) 4. Research community
2.2 Production Chain 3. Pest & Disease Control
7.1 Suriname-Districts Wanica
Role Person name
Project leader person details Mrs. Antoinette Djoeneri