A Lighthouse Farm in Havana: Urban agriculture & cooperative food systems in Cuba

After the collapse of the Soviet Union and the American embargo, producing food by applying agroecological principles became a necessity in Cuba. Bringing production closer to people became paramount, giving rise to urban agriculture.

Organisator Impulse

di 10 december 2019 12:30 tot 13:30

Locatie Impulse, gebouwnummer 115
Zaal/kamer Speakers corner
Prijs Gratis

Isis Salcino, co-founder of the Basic Unit of Cooperative Production Organopónico Vivero Alamar in Havana, will discuss the unique set of conditions and policies that gave rise to a strong agroecological movement in Cuba, focusing on urban agriculture.

Isis Salcines Milla, Agronomist and outreach director of Alamar Agrop√≥nico in La Habana, Cuba and  Dr. Vivial Valencia, assistant professor Farming System Ecology Group.