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AO Predicts Fall in Rice, Other Food Production

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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) predicted a drop in the production of rice, soy, coarse grains and sugar in Latin America in the 2018-2019 period.

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A snap shot of the last 10 years

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Over the last 10 years Cuba has undergone transcendental changes which have impacted the socio-economic life of the country. Although these transformations have not occurred at the pace hoped for – nor have the results expected over the short term been obtained – what has been achieved thus far has irrevocably placed Cuba on a complex path of restructuring.

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The first requirement: To make the most of the land

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It is necessary to sow more, but also to harvest more; there are crops on which it is necessary to continue working to achieve greater or superior results. In the case of tobacco, for example, today an average of just over one ton per hectare is obtained, and it is necessary to reach two tons.

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Let nothing affect the sweet taste of honey

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Its consolidation as an exportable item has determined increasing efforts in Cuba to improve knowledge and training among beekeepers, in pursuit of more efficient handling of this product. In this sense, the Cuban Apiculture Company has drawn up strategies that are based, above all, on direct contact with producers.

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International FIAGROP 2018 Fair Concludes in Cuba

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The 21st International Agricultural and Food Production (FIAGROP) Fair that had started on March 17, concludes here today with a farmers tournament and the finals of a rodeo.

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Habanos, First Line on Experts’ Debate

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The beginning of debates and exchanges of experiences on the Cuban tobacco industry favors today the opening of the International Seminar during the 20th edition of the Habano Cigar Festival.

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Development of agriculture noted

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Efforts to develop agriculture, and not lower expectations despite difficulties associated with the severe drought faced in the province for several years now, were noted yesterday, July 9, by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second Party secretary and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, during a tour of agricultural sites here.

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Cuban farmers reaffirm their commitment to boosting agricultural production

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On May 17, Cuban farmers, gathered in Matanzas, reaffirmed their commitment to increasing agricultural production and making a greater contribution to the updating of the country’s economic model in order to construct a prosperous and sustainable socialism on the island. This, according to Rafael Santiesteban, President of the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) speaking

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Ecological agriculture in Cuba: Key to sustainability

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Cuban farmers are today betting on ecological agricultural techniques, using more environmentally friendly resources, focusing on food production as well as maintaining a balanced, sustainable ecosystem.

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The U.S. blockade harms Cuban agriculture

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The report by the Cuban Ministry of Agriculture (Minag) on damages caused by the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United Sates on the island, was presented during a press conference by the Ministry for national and international journalists.