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Greening of the Revolution: Cuba's Experiment with Organic Agriculture

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The first detailed account of Cuba's turn to a system of organic agriculture prepared on an international scientific delegation and fact-finding mission on low-input, sustainable agriculture which visited the island in late 1992.
Paperback, 85 pages
Published May 1st 1995 by Ocean Press (AU)
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Alex
Jun 10, 2007 Alex rated it it was amazing
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nice short (almost pamphlet-like) book put out by global exchange about the cuban organic agricultural revolution in the early 90s. in short, after the soviet union collapsed and oil imports dried up, the cuban government avoided disaster by going green, making all agriculture organic and community-driven, opening up small-scale private ownership and reversing the industrial trend of food-making.

everyone interested in organic agriculture, the environment, cuba, or peak oil, absolutely should re
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Rick Brindle
Jan 09, 2014 Rick Brindle rated it it was amazing
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A concise, easy to read account of how the Cubans adopted organic, sustainable agriculture. Sure, the had to, but they still did. Interesting to see if they still are.
Kusumawardhani
Nov 30, 2011 Kusumawardhani rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
they do what they should, manage their own resources without any intervention from others countries. it's really what should we di here actually
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Dr. Peter Rosset is based in Oaxaca, Mexico, where he is a researcher at the Centro de Estudios para el Cambio en el Campo Mexicano (Center of Studies for Rural Change in Mexico), and co-coordinator of the Land Research Action Network. He is also Global Alternatives Associate of the Center for the Study of the Americas and an affiliated scholar of the University of California, both in Berkeley, ...more
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