A serious financial crisis hit the country after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. To produce in the countries was considered as one of the solution (decrease of the transportation costs).
At today, the island has around 400 000 urban farms, which cover 70 000 hectares. 1,5 millions tons of vegetables are produced in these lands ! La Havana can supply 50% of organic fruits and vegetables to its inhabitants.
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