Representatives of South Africa and Cuba ratified through a videoconference the validity of the Agreement on Cooperation in Water Resources Management and Water Supply, signed on February 6, 2020, Prensa Latina news agency reported in a dispatch dated in Pretoria.
The Cuban government decided to reduce the rates for the payment of water and electricity services for Cuban agricultural producers, retroactively as of January 2021, with the aim of contributing to the reduction of costs in food production
Meisi Bolaños Weiss, Minister of Finance and Prices, explained this measure is included within the transformations assumed immediately by the country's leadership to also stimulate compliance with delivery and contracting plans, in a context of adverse conditions imposed by the COVID-19.
Cuba presented its export offer of goods and services for the Mexican market during a business seminar held Monday.
Farmers in the province of Cienfuegos are applying alternatives to improve crop yields due to the lack of fertilizers, motivated by the tightening of the U.S. blockade against Cuba and also by the global economic contraction after a year of COVID-19.
Yoan Sarduy, delegate of agriculture in Cienfuegos, told the press that there were deficits of inputs in this cold season that ended in February this year, and whose consequences will be seen in the low yields of the different crops.