In Cuba more than 4,000 urban farms produce 1.5 million tonnes of vegetables, without pesticides or chemical fertilisers. This innovation was triggered by the hardship of the early 1990s, when the Soviet Union collapsed and Cuba suddenly lost its main supplier of pesticides. To avoid starvation, the country had no choice but to develop natural alternatives.
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