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Government policy and nutrition in revolutionary Cuba

Nancy Forster

Government policy and nutrition in revolutionary Cuba

rationing and redistribution

by Nancy Forster

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Published by Universities Field Staff International in Hanover, NH .
Written in English

  • Cuba.
    • Subjects:
    • Food supply -- Government policy -- Cuba.,
    • Nutrition policy -- Cuba.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Nancy Forster and Howard Handelman.
      SeriesUFSI reports,, 1982/no. 19
      ContributionsHandelman, Howard, 1943-
      LC ClassificationsL13 .A59 1982, no. 19, HD9014.C92 .A59 1982, no. 19
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3120974M
      LC Control Number82231430

      Cuba's classical model of agricultural development was also characterized by several additional phenomena. These included its emphasis on utilizing high input approaches to agricultural production. In this regard, the pre-revolutionary historical development of Cuba's sugar industry set a high input tone that was maintained in later years. Cuba, in the age of the Cold War, could not be allowed to provide a model of a successful Revolution or a successful Society. The result was the reality of U.S. Policy towards Cuba — one of confrontation, aggression, threats, blockade, sabotage, terrorism, and threatened invasions.

      Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution. The life of Fidel Castro is inextricably bound up with the story of the Cuban Revo-lution. In modern times no revolutionary movement is more identified with a single person. However, it would be a serious mistake to reduce the Cuban Revolution to the story of Fidel Castro. From the beginning, the revolutionary government set health care as a priority. Today, Cuba qualified doctors; the whole of Africa Population of Cuba: million; population of Africa: billion. Medical care is free in Cuba -- though people do complain of longs waits for specialty care, and of the need to supplement.

        Born in New York City in to Cuban parents, Nitza Villapol moved to Havana as a nine-year-old. After studying nutrition and education in Cuba, in . The political-military situation in Cuba shows an increasing polarization of the centers of power represented by the Batista regime on the one hand and the revolutionary opposition, principally the “26th of July” Movement, on the other. In between these poles is a large majority of the Cuban people who have no effective leadership or power.

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Policy & Practice By Raúl Pérez, MD, MPH In Cuba, the responsibility for food and nutrition security is shoul-dered first and foremost by government. That is, government is obligated to develop and implement policies towards ensuring that the. Educational Policy in Socialist Cuba: the Lessons of Forty Years of Reform By Sheryl Lutjens [The following article appeared early in year in Spanish translation in the book Cuba: Construyendo Futuro, published by the Spanish Foundation for Marxist Research.] What socialisation means in the conditions of revolutionary change in Cuba is.

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