By Maria Caridad Cruz, Roberto Sanchez Medina
This article follows Cuba's efforts to dig itself out of an financial rut via new and unique study relating creation, aid structures, caliber upkeep, and exchange platforms of Havana and its city agricultural region. specified consciousness is given to numerous comparable parts, together with felony frameworks, problems with irrigation, ladies and their participation within the agricultural quarter. This e-book has been ready for researchers, experts, manufacturers, scholars, determination makers and people with a basic curiosity within the administration and regulate of the city atmosphere.
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Workshop of the Team for the Watershed Urban Agriculture Programme, Ecuador, attended by representatives from 28 organizations (December 1998). 19 AGRICULTURE IN THE CITY • Workshop 'Researching the Development of Urban Agriculture in Latin America and the Carribbean: Balancing and Optimizing Project Impacts' (Investigando el Desarrollo de la Agricultura Urbana en America Latina y el Caribe: Balance y Optimizacion de Impactos de Proyectos). San Jose, Costa Rica, May 1999. • Second General Assembly of the AGUILA Network, held in Havana, attended by more than 50 people from 10 countries (November 1999).
It was decided from the outset that the support of neighborhood groups and other workers was required for preparing and 32 Evolution of Urban Agriculture in Havana cultivating these plots and that the products obtained would be for sale and for small-scale consumption by the producers. The performance of these urban community gardens during the years indicated has been as follows: • There are currently 672 producers in Havana using this form of production. 2 * Until November. Source: Data provided by Empresa Horticola Metropolitana in Havana.
6 Community gardens in general, either plots or intensive-cultivation gardens, can be itemized as follows: Area Yield (ha) (kg/m2) Year Gardens Producers 1,850 1-2 18,300 1996 12,200 1,117 8-12 17,532 2000 8,165 Source: Data provided by Empresa Horticola Metropolitana of Havana. November 2000. 7 AGRICULTURE IN THE CITY The decrease in the number of gardens, producers and the area for cultivation is partially due to a revision of the original figures but also to the fact that many producers opted out of this activity, given the current higher availability of food traded in agricultural markets and in other forms of urban agricultural production.
Agriculture in the City: A Key to Sustainability in Havana, Cuba by Maria Caridad Cruz, Roberto Sanchez Medina