Artemisa, Cuba - According to Mariolis Martínez Pérez, member of the Board of the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) in San Antonio de los Baños, young producers work for food production, a priority task in the municipality's cooperatives.
Martínez Pérez said the grassroots organizations of the cooperatives also have the presence of young people in Directorate positions. The Reinaldo Pérez, Camilo Cienfuegos and Jesús Menéndez Credit and Services Cooperatives have the largest number of young workers. The Jesús Menéndez CCS, with a high number of women incorporated into agricultural work.
The incorporation of young people and women to the National Association of Small Farmers, as part of the strengthening of the peasant organization, is one of the priorities of the organization's work, so the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP), the Young Communists League (UJC) and the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) work together.
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