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Articles and news relating to the agriculture and food industry sectors in Cuba.

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Russia Donates $5 Million for School Meals Program

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Recently, the Russian government made a donation of $5 million to Cuba for school meals through the United Nations World Food Program (WFP). The donation was endorsed with the participation of the Russian Ambassador Andrei A. Guskov, Paolo Mattei, the represen... More »

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Agriculture to Play Major Role in Boosting Economy

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The Director-General of Foreign Trade in Cuba, Vivian Herrera, recently stated that the agricultural sector represents around 40% of the total exports. As a result of the decline of trade with socialist countries, export trade experienced an important structur... More »

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MINAL Discusses the Food Industry and Foreign Investment

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In a discussion on the nightly current affairs program Mesa Redonda, Manuel Santiago Sobrino Martínez, Cuba’s Minister at the Ministry of the Food Industry (MINAL) spoke about the industry and the 35 agri-food projects in Cuba’s portfolio for foreign investmen... More »

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Challenges for Agriculture Post-Covid-19

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The agricultural sector will play an important role in the post-Covid-19 phase in Cuba but it is not without its challenges and difficulties. Plans to reduce food imports and ensure food security for the population are currently under review and development fo... More »

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