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Cuba and United States sign MOU on animal and plant health

HAVANA, Cuba, Jan.22, CMC – A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the Divisions of Animal and Plant Health of the Ministry of Agriculture of Cuba and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the US Department of Agriculture to protect the health animals and plants.

Cuba-2-700x320This new bilateral instrument provides a specific framework for the cooperation in the field of animal and plant health, which complements the provisions of the MOU on the cooperation in the field of agriculture and other related areas signed last year between both countries.


This new Memorandum is  intended to prevent the introduction and spread of quarantine pests, animal and plant disease agents and vectors in the United States and Cuba through the exchange of scientific information, best practices for the prevention and control of plagues and emerging diseases, collaborative scientific projects, including the use of technology, research and surveillance, and the holding of events on specific aspects of animal and plant health.

  • Countries: Cuba