The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with Cuba on food security and agriculture advancement.

Director of Information, Office of the Vice President, Olusola Abiola, in a statement said the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Abubakar Kyari, signed the pact for Nigerian Government, in Havana.

He explained that the Expression of ne Interest (EOI) was a historic journey to strengthen the ties between Nigeria and Cuba in the field of agriculture.

Earlier, Cuba’s Minister of Agriculture, Ydael Brito, told the Nigerian delegation about the island nation’s agricultural prowess, noting that his country has over 500,000 hectares under cultivation and remains a global player in the export of tobacco, coffee, honey, and other commodities.

It will be recalled that the signing of the MoU that was done on the sidelines of the ongoing G77+China Leaders’ Summit took place at the Ministry of Agriculture of Cuba in the presence of officials from both countries.