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Tribute to rural women

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The International Day of Rural Women was celebrated by the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) at the “Cuba Socialista” agricultural cooperative this October 15, while also offering a chance to mark World Food Day, celebrated today. ANAP President Rafael Santiesteban Pozo, noted in a speech that the United Nations General Assembly established the date of October 15 to honor rural women in recognition of the role and decisive contribution of women in promoting agricultural development, improving food security and eradicating poverty.