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Farmer in Vega de Palma, Cuba
16/08/2018

Cuba sweetens land grant program for farmers

Cuba said on Tuesday it was doubling the amount of land it granted would-be farmers and the lengths of their leases in [...]
Image of Haiti
06/06/2018

FAO steps up its partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank

“Obviously the Caribbean is a totally different region, but the CDB is interested in learning from others –  how they can improve [...]
Hand cutting and field packing celery
28/05/2018

Future of Latin American agriculture depends on technology in order to compete on a global scale

"The future of agriculture depends on the adoption of all available technologies in order to be competitive."
Irrigation system
28/05/2018

A national plan is launched to triple the total irrigated area in Argentina

The country's irrigated area is currently around two million hectares; the goal is to reach six million by the year 2030.
Market in Guatemala
21/05/2018

The challenge of promoting responsible investment in agriculture and food systems in Guatemala

A total of 25 actors from the public and private sectors and civil society participated in a meeting focused on evaluating responsible [...]
WFP biscuits in Haiti
16/05/2018

€2 Million Donation to Fund World Food Programme Blockchain Project

"Belgium lauds the efforts of the WFP to come up with innovative solutions to save more lives and help more people in [...]
Water
04/05/2018

Scientists from Mexico and the United Kingdom to optimize irrigation agriculture

"The results indicate that the proposed measurement technique can be used to detect and predict the movement of liquid through the soil [...]
biotechnology engineer examining unripe corn in a field
02/05/2018

Study determines economic impact of agricultural biotechnology in Puerto Rico

The study indicates that the companies associated with these activities employ over 700 students.
Fishermen dock their boats and go out to fish from this River Bay Fishing Village on Montego Bay, Jamaica
02/05/2018

Jamaica receives USD 4.8 million aid from World Bank for fishers

“The project will also contribute to the objectives of the 2015 National Fisheries and Agriculture Policy, aimed at improving the sustainability of [...]
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