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Ivet González

FEATURE: Cuba Seeks to Guarantee Food Supplies in Changing Climate

In the face of the challenge of producing more food in a changing climate, farmers in Cuba are coming up with alternatives like planting drought-resistant crops and digging ponds to guarantee water supplies, in order to keep food on the table during times of drought, heavy rains or hurricanes. Rafael González, a small farmer with [...] [more]…

FEATURE: Abrupt shift from drought to flooding in Central Cuba

The sudden shift from drought to heavy rainfall that caused severe flooding in central Cuba drove home to the authorities the need to redesign preparedness and prevention plans for climate-related emergencies. “These unusually heavy rains in such a short period of time made it necessary for us to update our plans and modify procedures to [...] [more]…

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