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TitleSustainable Agriculture and Resistance
AuthorFernando Funes
ISBN0935028870
ImprintFernando Funes Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
Pages307

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This is a story of resistance against all odds, of Cuba s remarkable recovery from a food crisis brought on by the collapse of trade relations with the former Socialist Bloc and the tightening of the US trade embargo Unable to import either food or materials needed for conventional agriculture, Cuba turned inward to self reliance Sustainable agriculture, organic farming, urban gardens, smaller farms, animal traction, and biological pest control are all part of the new Cuban agriculture In this book, Cuban authors offer details of these remarkable achievements to serve as guideposts toward healthier, environmentally friendly and self reliant farming.Cuba s remarkable recovery from a food crisis brought on by the collapse of trade relations with the former Socialist Bloc and the tightening of the US trade embargo came about by the use of sustainable agriculture, organic farming, urban gardens, smaller farms, animal traction, and biological pest control In Sustainable Agriculture and Resistance Transforming Food Production in Cuba, Cuban authors offer details for the first time in English of these remarkable achievements, to serve as guideposts toward healthier, environmentally friendly and self reliant farming.Sustainable Agriculture and Resistance Transforming Food Production in Cuba is the story of Cuba s achievements in the use sustainable agriculture, organic farming, urban gardens, smaller farms, animal traction, and biological pest control to feed the country.

Reviews

Eric

Sustainable Agriculture and Resistance By Fernando Funes

This book was not what I expected I don t know what Nik thought this would be about, but I was looking for idea based explanations of the nature of agriculture in Cuba, perhaps some reflections on the differences between agriculture in the US and Cuba, or some academic or theoretical essays on the ... (Sign in to see more)


Alex

Sustainable Agriculture and Resistance By Fernando Funes

details the organic agricultural revolution in cuba during the 90s, from many different angles pretty in depth, and worth reading


B

Sustainable Agriculture and Resistance By Fernando Funes

This is an extremely informative book I have a completely different view of Cuba having read it.


DG

Sustainable Agriculture and Resistance By Fernando Funes

It was a good book Very thorough on the timeline of the ag revolution and explaining the agencies I was looking for a in depth view of the science behind their ag system.


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I've finished reading, this is great


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