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Creativity, innovation are challenges for Cuba´s livestock

Matanzas, Cuba, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba´s livestock challenge lies in managers´ actions and in livestock farmers´ creative and innovative thinking, Jorge Luis Tapia, Cuban deputy prime minister, said.

Tapia told Prensa Latina the livestock sector´s needs to apply science, new technologies and innovation, ‘based on scientific centers and agroecology extension to diversify livestock outputs.’

‘Livestock lift-off will be reached as each of our state-run and non-state agricultural company workers swift their way of thinking and show results,’ said Tapia.

‘We have practically no (bureaucratic) drawbacks left, what we have now is to work,’ he stressed.

Tapia insisted on the need to increase food production for the population and animals, given current economic situation worsened by the US blockade against Cuba and amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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