Canada-Cuba Farmer to Farmer
Agriculture in Canada:
- Elimination of
- Dilution of crop
- Increased import
from monoculture, factory farms
- Reduction in Trade
(CITT), countervail and dumping allegations by US interests
- Increasing land
- Supply management
and buyers; withdrawal of local processing capacity
structure (large food conglomerates take over from independent
of farm sector
- Dramatic fall in
- Dramatic increase
- Loss of
Canada Cuba Farmer to
concentration is the CANCER of the market system, then multi-national
cooperation is the ANTIDOTE...
The creation of a new,
ethical model for international engagement between farmers
in Canada and Cuba to forge sustainable links between farming, health,
cooperation, environment, nutrition, ethics and community.
...to develop a model
which Canadian and Cuban farmers can work cooperatively to build
capacity that will enhance the development of sustainable food
production models to improve both the economics of farming and
the environmental, ecological and nutritional sustainability of the
and her communities, keeping both "in good heart"...
This Project will:
practices and skills and technology transfer in Canada and Cuba.
- Improve Canadian farmers'
access to Cuban skills in organic agriculture.
- Improve Canadian farmers' access
to Cuban skills and experience in sustainable, organic urban