Creative cities

Learning to be: The urban gardens of Havana (Cuba)
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Language(s): Plurilingual: Eng, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese

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Sylvain Braun
La Habana

This video report is about how the over 300 co-operative urban gardens of the city of Havana, which includes 35000 acres of land being used for urban agriculture, make it possible to ensure the food safety of Cubans, by providing each citizen 280 g of fruits and vegetables every day, and provide work to many unemployed people.

This video is part of the DVD "Better City, Better Life".  »available here

Place/country: Cuba,
Type: Radio.TV.Report
Duration: 5 minutes
Credits: Sylvain Braun (author), UNESCO Education for Sustainable Development (publisher),
Published in: 2010

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