Relevant Norwegian experiences for the reorganization of Cuban agriculture

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Workshop on Cuban and Norwegian agriculture.

NUPI's Department of International Economics has the great pleasure of inviting you to a workshop on Cuba.

Relevant Norwegian experiences for the reorganization of Cuban agriculture

Programme (09:00-16:00)

  • Welcome
  • “Main challenges and opportunities in Cuban agriculture: From state control to market via cooperatives?”
    Anicia Garcia / Yenisei Bombino

    Questions, comments

Coffee break   

  •  Two perspectives on the historical relevance of the family farm:
    “The emergence of the Norwegian family farmer”
     Chr. Anton Smedshaug
    “Scenarios for Cuban agriculture based on the small production units – experiences from Norway and Chile”
    Ottar Brox

    Questions, comments

Lunch

  • “The historical role of the cooperative movement in Norwegian agriculture”
    Ole Hvamstad

    Questions, comments

 Coffee break

  • “Vía Campesina – presentation of the international peasant movement in defense of food sovereignty”
     Aksel Nærstad

    Questions, comments

On Monday 21 February
 the Department of International Economics will host another workshop on relevant Norwegian experiences for the reorganization of Cuban agriculture.  Workshop II takes place at NUPI from 09:00-12:15.

Topics:

  • Import protection, subsedies and other public interventions in global food production (Chr. Anton Dmedshaug and Claus Mittenzwei)
  • Two experiences with Norwegian farmer solidarity projects: Nicaragua and Cuba" (Vidar Kapelrud and David Bergan)

Welcome!