Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean



75,000 hectares of damaged crops reported in Bolivia

Agricultural Insurance compensation is 1,000 bolivianos per crop for total losses or over 60% of damaged crops.
Cow mouth

Brazil to reinforce surveillance of the Venezuela border for foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks

The last record of the disease was on April 14, 2006 in Japora, a municipality located on the border between Paraguay and [...]
Bench in a flood

Climate change could cause a migratory catastrophe, says the World Bank

A new study by the World Bank focuses on the displacement of entire communities directly linked to the effects of climate change. [...]
Magaly Sanchez begins cleaning up the flood debris around her home in Puerto Rico

Exodus from Puerto Rico grows as island struggles to rebound from Hurricane Maria

Experts say the storm and its widespread devastation undoubtedly have sped up the pace of migration
A plant affected by coffee rust

The advance of coffee rust puts Costa Rica's coffee-producing regions at risk

The recurrence of fungus threatens 14,500 coffee producers. The Ministry is considering declaring a phytosanitary emergency in the affected areas.
Small hive beetle (Aethina tumida)

Small hive beetle, the plague threatening beekeeping

Having detected outbreaks of this insect in Brazil, Argentina has declared a sanitary alert regarding this plague, based on the risk of [...]
Fire ablaze

Central America ready to fight fires

Honduras leads the training of the Mesoamerican region for environmental protection.
2012 rains in Bolivia

Bolivia declares state of emergency amid intense rainfall

More than 8,000 families have been affected by heavy rains. The weather forecast shows rain will continue to affect much of Bolivia [...]
Heavy rains

Jamaican government allocates $10m in emergency funding after heavy flooding

$3 million will be allocated to each municipal corporation of the two worst-affected parishes, the other two less-affected parishes will receive $2 [...]
Sugar Cane crops

Cuba faces lean sugar harvest in wake of hurricane

The island is still dealing with the effects of hurricane Irma.
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