More Urban Farms Should Increase Production

HAVANA TIMES, April 6 – Farms in urban and suburban areas have doubled in Cuba in the last three years in almost all the country’s municipalities, reported IPS. With that initiative the authorities hope to increase the deficit in food production and improve its distribution in the cities.

Nonetheless, despite massive land grants in rural areas and the increase in urban agriculture overall farm production has been on a slide the last two years.