Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Anti-narcotics police in Colombia

Colombia may use drones to prevent coca production

Illegal crops have grown since 2012 in Colombia.
Tilling soil in Senegal

Focus on helping field workers cope with the heat

FAO calls for increased labour safety for difficult and dangerous agricultural and forestry jobs
Cabbage crop in Haiti

Guiding policy and investment in the Caribbean

FAO is poised to become a policy and investment powerhouse through a new cooperative agreement with the Caribbean Development Bank
Two girls in a rural area of Guatemala

IICA presents a new model of agricultural cooperation

The director of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is in the Dominican Republic to participate in the meeting of [...]
Mother and son harvest lettuces in Brazil

Brazil subsidized loans for the 2018/19 agriculture program will reach US$ 58bn

The government’s farm program offers subsidized loans to finance agricultural commodities and make investments such as in silos and agricultural machinery.
The heads of agriculture in the participating countries

Central American Ministers of Agriculture meet in the Dominican Republic

The II Inter-Sectoral Meeting of the Central American Agricultural Council (CAC) is being held in the Caribbean country.
Mosquito Anopheles

Peru uses rice cultivation technique to avoid malaria and save water

This technique allows the crops to be kept dry for some time in order to avoid the reproduction of the disease's transmitting vector. [...]
Quinoa field in Jujuy, Argentina

The Province of Jujuy, Argentina, seeks for added value in the cultivation of quinoa

The Added Value Pilot Plant for Quinoa and Andean Crops was recently inaugurated.

Plant built in Cuba for industrializing bean and corn harvest

The plant will cover approximately half of the production for the province of Sancti Spiritus.