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Cuban agriculture: Toward greater efficiency and production

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The pursuit of greater efficiency in order to attain higher levels of development underpins the sprit of reforms currently underway to the country’s economic and social policy. It is a gradual process, but time is pressing and every step must be supported by initiatives which ensure that workers and production results are not negatively impacted.

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Toward the development of ecological practices

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Those who work at the Vi lla Alicia farm, located on kilometer 3.5 of Güira de Me lena, in the Pedro Díaz community, know that turning a farm into a space to develop ecological agricultural practices isn’t achieved in just one day. Nonetheless, they recently decided to head out on this road. Since the end of the 1950s, these lands have been worked by different generations of the same family, establishing farming as a deeply rooted tradition among its members.