Cuba’s rice output in 2020 of 162,000 tons is insufficient to meet the 700,000 tons of rice needed to meet the country’s consumption.
The shortfall is due to the low availability of fuels for ground machinery and agricultural aviation as well as agricultural inputs from the current US trade embargo, according to an agricultural business group.
However, the group projected that the national rice production will reach about 600,000 tons under the new rice program until 2030.
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