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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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Malnutrition threatens the world

Diagrama de Malnutrición

According to the 2017 Global Nutrition Report, two billion people lack key micronutrients like iron and vitamin A; 52 million children are wasted (low weight-for-height usually the result of acute significant food shortage and/or disease); 88% of countries face a serious burden of either two or three forms of malnutrition (childhood stunting, anemia in women of reproductive age and/or overweight in adult women); and “the world is off track to meet all global nutrition targets.”

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Urban agriculture advances

Agriculktura urbana

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Party Central Committee and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, was congratulated for his contribution to urban and suburban agriculture on the 20th anniversary of the program and the 30th of organic gardens, in recognition of his initiative and support for the development of this effort.

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Development of agriculture noted

machado sspiritus

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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Efforts to increase food production advancing

Machado alimentos matanzas

José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Party Central Committee visited areas under cultivation around the province to review efforts being made to increase food production, rice in particular, as well as sugar cane.

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The FAO recognizes the Cuban government for efforts toward food security

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According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), “Cuba is one of its best students,” Theodor Friedrich, representative of the international organization on the island, told reporters this Wednesday in Havana. He noted the policies of the Cuban government in terms of food security and the design of public policies for social protection.

Reflections by Fidel »

A Fire That Could Burn Everyone

A Fire That Could Burn Everyone

The world has not yet reached the point which, in my view, is an essential condition for the survival of our human species: access by all the peoples to the material resources of this planet. There is no other in the Solar System that we know that has the most elemental conditions for life.