In Cuba: Smallholders and Member of Cooperatives Debate on Difficulties in Food in Las Tunas province
Another of the main topics analyzed was the sowing of grass and forage, with very low levels in a dry territory, what impedes a better development in the cattle raising.
Radio Victoria newscast quoted Orlando Lugo Fonte, president of the ANAP who asserted that without food for the livestock neither the population's feeding nor diminishing the imports can be guaranteed.
Teresa Amarelle, first secretary of the Communist Party in Las Tunas, called the producers to eliminate the difficulties that impede the production of more volumes of foods.
Las Tunas province, located about 690 kilometers to the east of Havana, mainly depends on the agriculture, and its smallholders and member of cooperatives produce more than half of the foods in territory, of some 528, 000 inhabitants.