Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean



Bolivian nuclear center to contribute to agricultural development

The objective is to contribute to producing improved seeds and reinforce crop productivity.
Quinoa crops in Caritamaya

How do small producers face the global boom of quinoa?

In recent years, the world has been taken with this superfood from the Andes and exports from Peru and Bolivia have increased. [...]
Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa)

High investment for construction of a quinoa center in Bolivia

FAO is supporting a project in conjunction with the participation of the Ministries of Agriculture of Bolivia, Argentina, Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, Peru, [...]
Grape harvester in Bolivia

Bolivia and Brazil finalize support projects for the agricultural sector

The final objective is to coordinate common activities to benefit both countries in the long-term.
Rural children in a field of cañahua (Chenopodium pallidicaule)

Bolivian grain offers powerhouse nutritional value to global consumers

Cañahua, a rare Andean grain that may be more powerful than quinoa, is Bolivia's latest contribution to the international market, thanks to [...]
Coca leaf

Bolivia announces that the WHO will conduct research on the coca leaf

Evo Morales made this announcement in New York during a meeting with Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO). [...]
Pigs in Cachicadan, Peru

Peru starts to export pork to Bolivia

Health requirements will be published in the next few days, allowing the export of pork to Bolivia.
Various types of sugar.

Bolivia's Central Bank grants credit to a sugar company

In October of 2016, the company, which is located in Northern La Paz, finalized its first sugar harvest, producing 109,000 hundredweights of [...]
Swarming locusts

Locust plague returns to Paraguay, Argentina and Bolivia

The plague, which has extended from Argentina to Bolivia and Paraguay, has returned to the country through the Northeastern provinces. 
Photo 1: Dennis Edwin Escudero, Photo 2: Peruvian mashua

"Without innovation, there is no expansion of the potential for growth"

We spoke to Dennis Edwin Escudero, Consultant–Economist from the FAO Investment Centre, about his experience working on innovation projects, primarily financed by the [...]
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