Cuba – World Leader in Sustainable, Organic Farming

The Noah Project

This is Part one of  Marcella Pedersen’s five part series on her trip to Cuba.  As someone who is interested in all kinds of farming, Pedersen made it a priority to visit Cuba’s organic sustainable farms.  In this article she provides a little history on how and why organic farms were established and what makes Cuba a world leader in organic, sustainable agriculture.  If you are interested in continuing with the series, you can find it here.

 - Cuban farmers take a multi-faceted approach to pest control, while reducing reliance on expensive pesticides. - Photo submittedCuba is a world leader in sustainable organic farming and, as I am interested in all types of farming, I wanted to see for myself how farmers were managing to thrive in Cuba. The trip was organized by Wendy Holm who had connections with ANAP and co-operatives in Cuba.
For a little background and understanding of Cuban history and challenges, the following is from a website on Cuban sustainable organic farming. I couldn’t…

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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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