The French ambassador to Cuba, Mr. Patrice Paoli, visited the Hatuey Indian Grassland and Forage Experimental Station, a renowned scientific center in the province of Matanzas.
The institutional video of the entity was screened in this space and the route of the station’s collaboration with France and Overseas was discussed. According to the specialist Yuvan Contino Esquijerosa, the visit reinforces the link of the scientific center, attached to the University of Matanzas, with the French Embassy in Cuba in pursuit of scientific, university and cultural cooperation.
Paoli also learned about the infrastructure conditions of the facility, the staff of Indio Hatuey professionals, and the range of projects developed in it. This last topic aroused interest between both parties, oriented towards common training in the agricultural field, the French language and Agroecology.
Likewise, the delegation, also composed of the Councilor for Cultural Cooperation-Action, Mr. Eric Chaux, and the Attaché of Scientific and University Cooperation at the Hatuey Indian Experimental Station, Mr. Jean-Michel Portefaix, visited the Organopónico El Cacique, the student residence, as well as the Sericulture area of this site.
The Experimental Station of Pastures and Forages Indio Hatuey was founded on March 8th, 1962 and specializes in the development of new varieties of pastures and forages, food for livestock and sustainable systems that allow intensifying livestock production.