ALPA Predicts Promising Future for Cuban Agriculture

Imagen activaHavana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) – The high technical and scientific level of professional, and great strengths of Cuban human value, will enable this country to reach a high development in agriculture and livestock, according to a regional agency’s executive. According to the president of the Latin American Association of Animal Production (ALPA), Rafael Nuñez, this island has many trained scientists and specialists for the proper handling and search of sustainable alternatives in these activities.

The executive, the new representative of that agency for the coming two years, praised the priority and actions implemented in Cuba to increase, including the potential of genetic resources, animal production.

Nunez is participating in the 23rd ALPA meeting, taking place here from Tuesday, Nov 19, to today, and attended by 900 delegates from 20 countries of America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

The main animal production companies in the region are gathering here to assess the progresses of the sector and propose new strategies of development to enhance the care, conservation and sustainability of animals, among other issues.

Parallel to this meeting is the 4th International Congress of Tropical Animal Production, the 4th International Congress of Animal Improvement, the 6th International Symposium on Agro-ecological Cattle Raising (SIGA), and the 2nd Symposium of the Federation of Shepherds and Goatherds in Latin America (FOCAL).