Argentina, Cuba sign bilateral deals to foster food sovereignty

Source: MercoPress


Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla and Santiago Cafiero, Foreign Ministers of Cuba and Argentina respectively, Thursday signed in Buenos Aires a bilateral cooperation agreement for Agricultural Development “to promote the food sovereignty of Cuba,” it was announced.

The treaty provides for the creation of an Agricultural Technology Training and Transfer Center which would allow the Caribbean island to increase its agri-food productive capacity, through the development of direct sowing in addition to focusing on small and medium-sized producers.

In return, Argentine companies will have access to benefits granted by the legislation in force in Cuba.