PH can also learn from Cuba’s food security path – greenactionph

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Aside from running an efficient health care system and achieving genuinely universal health coverage, the Philippines can also learn from how Cuba achieved food security with the practice of sustainable agriculture.

Cuba’s food security strategy involved shifting from conventional chemical farming in its large-scale industrial farms to organic farming in small worker-owned farm and market cooperatives in the rural and urban areas. Cuba’s agricultural production is currently more than 80% organic.

Faced with an economic embargo from the US and the collapse of the Soviet Union, Cuba shifted to a sustainable agriculture program to cut depend….

Source: PH can also learn from Cuba’s food security path – greenactionph