The resident coordinator of the United Nations System in Cuba, Myrta Koulard, other officials at FAO Office, the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG) and members of the diplomatic staff, also participated.
Cuba has faced two years of drought and recently a category-four hurricane. This proved how the forces of nature can work against the efforts to ensure food production for future generations, Friedrich said.
He also stated that the WFD theme 'Climate is changing, food and agriculture must too,' could not have been better chosen.
In response to this theme, and to begin a substantive change process in the Cuban agriculture, FAO and MINAG have organized the Expert Consultation on CA, to be run until Friday, October 21.
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