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15/03/2018

India donates 60 tractors to support Cuba’s agricultural development

India is donating five million USD worth of tractors and other farming equipment to contribute toward Cuba’s agricultural development.

A tractor similar to those India has donated to Cuba

India is contributing to Cuba’s agricultural development with a donation of 60 tractors and other farming equipment including rotary and grass cutters, cultivators, trailers and replacement parts.

The donation, valued at around five million USD, was received by Havana’s Agricultural and Livestock Basic Enterprise Unit, affiliated with the Ministry of Agriculture’s logistics entity Gelma. 

Ydael Pérez Brito, deputy minister of Agriculture, stated that the medium and small size tractors will be used to grow protected and semi-protected crops - a key element to the island’s agricultural development and food sustainability -throughout the country. 

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