UN Worried about Drought, Desertification, Soils

0 United Nations, Sep 20. -Desertification, soil degradation and drought will be debated at a high-level meeting convened by the UN, as part of the General Assembly works.Those problems were shown by the UN as a global affair, because they affect all regions of the planet, especially the so-called Horn of Africa. That zone, particularly Somalia and Kenya, is current

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Camagüey: Honey Production for the Exportation Makes Good Progress

0 Camagüey, Cuba, Aug 17.- With the exploitation, at present, of more than 11,000 beehives, camagueyan beekeepers work to complete annual commitment of 380 tons of honey with quality suitable for exportation, Omelio Barba, director of this agricultural branch in the province specified.f problems caused by drought, the territory exceeds slightly productive commitments and 185 tons were already exported to

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Cuba Rescues Areas Damaged by Desertification

1 Pinar del Río, Cuba, May 6. -Cuban scientists are currently promoting a project for sustainable land management in the southern plain of the province, which suffers the consequences of desertification and drought. The project was launched at a time when Pinar del Rio is feeling the effects of the most severe dry season over the last decade, keeping the

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Hit by Drought, Cuba Fosters Water-Saving Culture

0 Havana, May 31. -Cuba is currently fostering appropriate forms for water consumption, as one of the ways to reduce the indiscriminate use of that resource amid a severe drought. In a search of increasing the residential and state sector awareness of this problem, the National Institute of Hydraulic Resource is reinforcing the spreading of information about measures aimed at

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