Un highlights work of Cuba to protect natural resources

He noted that the actions taken allow increased food production, care of the costs and raising the quality of life for residents.

There is a political will and a close alliance between institutions, agencies, universities, research centers and local governments and various UN organizations realize that enable these programs together.

A purpose of celebrating the half century of the founding of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), February 24, 1966, Kaulard said that the organization will continue to support new initiatives the sustainable development agenda that projects the Caribbean island 2030.

He said the exchange program between UNDP and Havana emphasizes food security, the use of renewable sources of energy, the fight against climate change and environmental protection, technology transfer and the promotion of local development, among other themes.

He recalled that the UN specialized agency has worked in the realization of 300 projects with the Cuban side, and the purpose is to continue raising its contribution to the development of the Caribbean nation.

Translated by: Daysi Olano Fernandez

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