6 July, 2017 Broad International Cooperation of the Cuban Forestry Association

Havana, Cuba.-Over 11 international cooperation projects for an amount of about $11 million USD have been developed in recent years by the Cuban Association of Agricultural and Forest Technicians (ACTAF). These programs are closely related to the strengthening of scientific and technical capacity, agro-ecological articulation, sustainable agriculture design, start-up of mini-industries, among other issues, according […]

5 July, 2017 Protected Areas, A Solution to Environmental Challenges, Says Expert

Havana, cuba.-Protected areas are natural solutions to the global challenges related to climate change, the director of National Natural Parks in Colombia, Julia Miranda, said today. Such preservation of natural spaces will help face problems as soil degradation, food security, access to water, health and welfare, asserted Miranda during the opening conference to the 11th […]

27 June, 2017 Cuban Oil Specialists Graduate as Masters in Russian University

Moscow, Russia.-First Cuban specialists graduate as masters in geology, oil drilling and exploitation at Gubkin University as part of the cooperation program between Cubapetroleo and Russian Rosneft. Cuban ambassador in Russia, Emilio Lozada Garcia thanked the university and the oil company Rosneft for preparing these specialists as part of the collaboration program with his country. […]

23 June, 2017 Cuban Ministry of Sciences Analyzes 2016 Budget Impact

Havana, Cuba.-The expenditure in Cuba in Scientific and Technological Activities (ACT), in the year 2016, reached 781.8 million pesos, reported today the official from the Cuban Ministry of Sciences, Technology and Environment (CITMA), Armando Rodriguez. In a press conference, the director for science and technology from that ministry explained that 84 percent of that total […]

19 June, 2017 China and Cuba Review Ties in Biotechnology

Beijing, China.-Cuban People’s Power National Assembly President (ANPP), Esteban Lazo Hernandez, has reviewed here today the progress and exchanges in biotechnology with the Chinese side, a relevant pillar in the ties between both countries. During a visit carried out today to the Cuban-Chinese joint venture Biotech Pharmaceuticals Co.LTD, located in the Special Development Zone of […]

2 June, 2017 Costa Rica Showed in Cuba Experience in Renewable Energy

San Jose, Costa Rica.-Jose Antonio Aragon, member of Costa Rica”s Board of Directors on Planning and Power Development of Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE), presented in Cuba how his country is fostering the use of renewable energy. Aragon delivered the lecture ‘Costa Rica: a Renewable Electricity Country’ at a two-day international conference on the subject […]

2 June, 2017 Cuba, IAEA Sign Technical Cooperation Agreement

Vienna, Austria.- Cuba and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have signed today a technical cooperation agreement for the coming years with priorities in specific areas of greatest benefit to the island. The document, entitled National Programme Framework with IAEA for technical cooperation with Cuba’, was signed by Daniel Lopez, president of the Agency of […]

1 June, 2017 Role of Renewable Energy in Economic Development Highlighted in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The role of renewable energy in the economic and sustainable development of Cuba was highlighted by participants in a world conference on this field, opened today and attended by some 200 delegates from more than 20 countries. Joel Morales, President of the Organizing Committee of the 9th International Conference on Renewable Energy, Energy Saving […]

31 May, 2017 Cuba Hosts Global Renewable Energy Forum

Havana, Cuba.-Experts from some 20 countries are participating here from today to June 2nd at the Ninth International Conference on Renewable Energy, Energy Saving and Energy Education, CIER 2017, in which the main progress in the field will be present. Important speakers, ministers of energy and mines and agriculture, presidential advisor to Nicaragua Rappaccioli Baltodano, […]

31 May, 2017 IAEA Director General Welcomes Cuban Minister

Vienna, Austria.-Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), welcomed today Elba Rosa Perez Montoya, Cuban Minister of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), at the United Nations headquarters here. At the meeting, held during the IAEA International Conference on Technical Cooperation, attended by Perez as a special guest, the two parties shared […]

30 May, 2017 International Conference for Sustainable Development in Camaguey

Camaguey, Cuba.-With the participation of specialists from the Pan American area, the University of Camaguey is ready for the start of the International Conference for Family and Society, to be held in Camaguey, from June 5 to 7. In the frame of scientific forum CYTDES 2017, the participants from countries such as Mexico, Colombia, United […]

23 May, 2017 China and Cuba Review Cooperation in Telecommunications

Beijing, China.-Cuban First Deputy Communications Minister, Jorge Luis Perdomo, and Chinese First Deputy Minister of the Cyberspace Administration, Wang Xiujun, have reviewed cooperation in this area here, it was reported today. According to the embassy of the Caribbean island in this nation, both officials met on May 19th at the headquarters of that Chinese entity […]