Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


stand on guard after burning a coca laboratory near Tumaco, Colombia

Agriculture development in Colombia promises a way out of illicit trade

Colombia is cultivating the next ‘Superfood’ and it isn’t just admired for its nutritional qualities. It is promising to be a way [...]
Bahuaja Sonene National Park

Peru park’s biodiversity at risk from illegal mining, drug production

Illegal logging and cocaine production and trafficking have for years blighted Bahuaja-Sonene National Park in the Peruvian Amazon.
Farming ceremony held in Ñahuimpuquio, Perú

Peru will launch a system to prevent agricultural overproduction

Peru will implement for the first time in its history an alert system to prevent the overproduction of agricultural crops.
Burning cattle affected by foot-and-mouth disease.

Ecuador launches the first phase of foot-and-mouth disease vaccinations

More than 4 million cattle will be vaccinated throughout the country, except the Galapagos Islands.
Deputy Minister José Luis Jácome and FAO representative John Preissing signed the Cooperation Agreement as part of the Country Programming Framework 2018-2021

Ecuador signs an agreement with FAO, commited to eradicating hunger in the country

It includes indicators from the 2030 Agenda for a more peaceful, prosperous, sustainable, resilient world, with a focus on people, the planet, [...]
Palm oil production

Colombia is the fourth biggest producer of palm oil in the world and the first in America

The adoption of good agricultural practices is one of the reasons for the increase in production.
Fruit fly

The first treatment center for commercial agricultural production to be installed in Peru

"All the food that leaves Junín will arrive safely throughout the entire country, we will eliminate the likelihood of it carrying harmful [...]
Women loading timber in the Peruvian Amazon

Peru is committed to restoring 3.2 million hectares of degraded forest land

According to the Minister of Agriculture, Peru has 73 million hectares of forests, which accounts for more than 56% of the national [...]
Image of the Galapagos Islands

Imports of yogurt restricted in the Galapagos Islands

This is intended to generate alternatives to the livestock sector, boosting the archipelago's internal economy.
Pineapple plant

Starting today, Colombian farmers can export pineapple to Argentina

After four years of efforts to increase exports of fresh Colombian fruits to the Argentine market, an agreement has been signed.
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