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First published by Earthscan in the UK and USA in 2009 Copyright © Julia Wright 2009 All rights reserved

ISBN: 978-1-84407-572-0 Typeset by 4word Ltd, Bristol

Printed and bound in the UK by MPG Books, Bodmin Cover design by Yvonne Booth

Cover photo: Cuban landscape, Pinar del Rio © P. Kafno

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Wright, Julia.

Sustainable agriculture and food security in an era of oil scarcity: lessons from Cuba / Julia Wright. p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-1-84407-572-0 (hardback)

1. Sustainable agriculture--Cuba. 2. Agriculture and energy--Cuba. 3. Agriculture and state-Cuba. 4. Organic farming-Cuba. 5. Food supply-Cuba. I. Title. S477.C9W75 2008 338.1'87291--dc22


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