Cuba,Vietnam Strengthen Collaboration in Rice Production

Cuba,Vietnam Strengthen Collaboration in Rice Production Pinar del Río, Cuba, Sep 6. – Vietnamese and Cuban experts strengthen scientific collaboration for increasing rice production in this western Cuban province, using technologies from both countries.

Alexander Miranda, director of the Experimental Station in Los Palacios municipality, told Prensa Latina that this program includes advice to rice growers of this territory.

The director predicted that Vietnamese experts will start giving a course to rice growers at the Experiment Station on September 19.

The course is aimed at comparing and making use of the best experiences of both nations in order to increase rice production in Cuba, said Miranda.

This advice chiefly includes the areas of technology, sowing, irrigation, and fertilization.

Miranda said that the joint project, also existing in other Cuban provinces, will be extended until 2015.(Prensa Latina)