U.S. Agriculture Conference

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Introduction

The U.S. Agriculture Coalition (USACC) is once again heading to Havana, Cuba for our annual conference that brings U.S. and Cuban agriculture together. USACC's high-level business conference offers you a chance to renew contacts; meet officials, producers, buyers, and professors; and learn about recent policy changes affecting agriculture trade, investment, and production.

Highlights

  • Meet contacts in Cuban ministries, enterprises, and farm cooperatives that are key to doing business in Cuba's agriculture sector

  • Enjoy a field visit to see farms, cooperatives, and food industry facilities

  • Learn about the state of Cuban agriculture and the government's policies geared toward boosting output, and attracting foreign direct investment

  • Learn about specific investment opportunities

  • Engage with policy makers to understand the current political relations between both countries

  • Understand current U.S. policies on agriculture exports, the possibilities for importing Cuban products, and investing in Cuban production

  • Dine at private restaurants and see other aspects of the tourism economy

  • Understand how MAP and FMD funds are being used in Cuba today to effectively promote products in the Cuban market

  • Learn from current exporters and investors in Cuba today

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Itinerary

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Day 2 - Welcome remarks & presentation Ministry of Agriculture. Coffee Break.
Presentation: Doing Business in Cuba. Lunch at private restaurant.
Meeting with Ministry of Foreign Commerce & Investment.
Presentation: Biotech in agriculture. Guided tour Old Havana.
Dinner at private restaurant.

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Day 3 - Visit to private farms, discussion with farmers, local officials, and cooperative leaders. Lunch at the farm. Return to Havana, visit local points of sale, agriculture markets, ration stores, MLC stores.
Dinner private restaurant.

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Specifics

2022 Rates

  • US$3,995/person - single occupancy
  • US$3,550/person - double occupancy
  • US$3,550/person - 5 participants/single occupancy

Included

  • Our services in planning, arranging, and carrying out the agenda
  • Accompanying the group, each of our tours is led by one of our company's principals, who each have more than 25 years experience in Cuba and knowledge of the country's culture, politics, history, and economy.
  • Full compliance with U.S. and Cuba regulations
  • Five nights at a lawfully permitted Hotel or Private residence
  • Local transportation and driver for all program activities
  • Dedicated Cuban guide, fully bilingual
  • Cost of all activities on the group schedule: day trips, visits, tours, admission fees
  • Breakfast, lunch, and all programmed dinners; all at Havana's top private restaurants
  • Limited travel insurance

Excluded

  • Airfare/baggage fees
  • Cuban visa (purchased along with airline ticket, we will provide full instructions)
  • Airport transfers
  • Any activities you undertake outside our planned program
  • Tips to guide, driver, waiters, or hotel staff
  • Supplemental travel insurance

Day 1 - Hotel Check-in followed by a welcome cocktail reception at the hotel. Dinner at private restaurant.

Day 4 - Meeting with Ministry of Foreign Relations-Discussion on the bilateral U.S./Cuba relations. Meeting with Alimport-country buyers, and purchasing agencies.
U.S. Embassy meeting to discuss bilateral relations. Dinner private restaurant and closing remarks.