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Supermarket cart
16/08/2018

G20 agriculture ministers meet in Buenos Aires to address food and farming challenges

With the goal of sustainably meeting the growing demand for food, participants will seek a common path to boost the impact of [...]
Soy beans
14/08/2018

Argentina imposes two day embargo on soy meal, soy oil exports

The suspension will be in place until 16 August, the ministry said.
Photo of the leaders of the Mercosur in July of 2017
26/06/2018

Agreement on EU/Mercosur trade deal ‘edges closer’

"There is a 50% chance that EU commission will have an agreement on Mercosur by July".
Food labels in Chile
20/06/2018

"Food labels have influenced the purchase decisions of 92% of Chileans"

This figure was stated by Eve Crowley, representative of FAO in Chile.
Fishboat at sunset
07/06/2018

80% of the boats that fish on the Chilean maritime border are Chinese

In total, approximately 200 boats flying the Chinese flag operate on the border of the Exclusive Economic Zone.
hand against the glass
05/06/2018

Conflicts in agriculture have resulted in 71 deaths in 2017 in Brazil

An organization that fights for farmers' rights reports an increase in violence in recent months.
Image of the mission in Brazil
29/05/2018

Brazil: Facilitating small producers' access to markets

The Sustainable Rural Development and Competitiveness Project in Ceará, Brazil, strives to increase producers' capacities and open the door to markets. A recent [...]
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.
Santiago de Chile
17/05/2018

Chile creates an Office for Sustainable Project Management

The Government intends to streamline the Environmental Assessment Service (SEA) and reduce all obstacles and excessive bureaucracy involved in promoting investments.
Harvest in La Pampa, Argentina
16/05/2018

Return of rains and better prices would lead to a record wheat harvest in Argentina

Planting wheat could increase by 9%, bringing production to 20 million tons, according to USDA technicians.
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