Cuba’s Farming Coops: The Pros and Cons of Working With a Socialist State

Cuba’s thousands of agricultural cooperatives are responsible for about 56% of Cuba’s growing land, and employ an estimated 300,000 cooperative worker members. Some observers say the cooperatives are more efficient than the state-owned parts of Cuba’s agricultural production. Under what conditions does joining with the state improve cooperatives? Under what conditions is the state an obstacle?
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