Farmer Leader Calls for Increasing Sales to International Tourist Sector

0 HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 1.- Cooperative farms and private farmers are not yet using their full capacities to sell their produce to the tourist sector, while only 45 out of 171 co-ops are steadily meeting their compromises with the program. The appropriate fulfillment of contracts has been the main difficulty in the effort over the past eight months, according to

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Livestock Development Project to Benefit Camagüey and Sancti Spíritus Provinces

2 Camagüey, Cuba, Aug 17. – Livestock-breeders in Camagüey and Sancti Spíritus provinces will be benefited with the so-called Development Project to Strengthen the Dairy Value Chain, sponsored by international organizations and under the supervision of the Cuban Association of Animal Production (ACPA). In the early stage of this project, the experience will be implemented in 40 cattle-handling facilities in

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Cuba: Farm Leader Calls for Higher Food Production

1 Havana, Aug 8 .- The president of the National Association of Small Farmers, Orlando Lugo, called for increasing food production in Cuba to reduce imports. The association, ANAP, represents private and family farmers. It is necessary to use all the potential and resolve remaining obstacles in marketing, Lugo told a group of presidents of cooperatives in the central province

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To sow more, purpose of the farmers in Southern Camaguey

0 Santa Cruz del Sur, Nov 25. –Boosting the destiny of the arable lands in order to develop the most necessary sectors, concerning the food production, is a purpose of the Agriculture System in Santa Cruz del Sur. One of  the objectives of the sector is to give incentives to develop the Urban and Sub-Urban Agriculture, in order to racionally

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To sow more and better, goal of the farmers in Southern Camaguey

2 Santa Cruz del Sur, Nov 16. –Boosting the destiny of the arable lands in order to develop the most necessary sectors, concerning the food production, is a purpose of the Agriculture System in Santa Cruz del Sur. One of the ai objectives of the sector is to give incentives to develop the Urban and Sub-Urban Agriculture, in order to

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Chavez Announces Offensive against Landlordism

0 Caracas, Oct 4. – President Hugo Chavez announced this month will mark the beginning of the deepening of the crusade against landlordism in Venezuela, whose main goal is to reclaim land for food production. He said in Alo Presidente show, that in October they will begin a new offensive to rescue lands. "Let not be a large land property

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Cooperative Farmers in Camagüey Diversify their Food Productions

1 Camagüey, July 29 – The implementation of traditional methods, combined with ground-breaking ones in the food production, are a priority in the “Primero de Mayo” Credit and Service Cooperative (CCS), located in the municipality of Minas, explained its chairman Jorge Miranda Peral. The raising of pigs, the production of cow’s and goat’s milk, the increase in honey production and

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