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A Nicaraguan woman in an area hit by a hurricane in 2007.
09/10/2017

Tropical Storm Nate kills 22 in Central America amid flooding and landslides

Tropical Storm Nate wreaked havoc as it barrelled across the Caribbean and Central America, with heavy winds and torrential rain pummelling Costa Rica, [...]
A student doing schoolwork in Nicaragua.
20/09/2017

World Bank Directors finalize assessment and commit to supporting Nicaragua

The institution has invested approximately USD $150 million in Nicaragua in the past 3 years.
Aquaculture fish farm
05/09/2017

Partnership signed for fish breeding and farming in Northwestern Nicaragua

The project is co-financed by the European Union for a total amount of 2.1 million euros and executed by Amigos de la [...]
Cattle in Nicaragua
18/08/2017

Nicaragua and Honduras promote the use of biogas

Central America is capacity-building to mitigate the effects of climate change and promote more sustainable agricultural production practices.
Pigs
03/08/2017

Central America is prepared to respond to livestock diseases

"It is very important to understand swift, appropriate control measures, thereby decreasing or eliminating the risk of infection,” indicated Diego Recalde, FAO [...]
Drought
01/08/2017

Central America to use innovative system to monitor agricultural drought

New satellite surveillance system will provide alerts informing of the risk of agricultural drought.
20/07/2017

FAO expands its field of action in Panama and Central America

Graziano da Silva’s visit leads to four new cooperation agreements and a regional alliance against hunger, malnutrition and rural poverty
23/06/2017

New program to build resilience to climate change in the Central America Dry Corridor and the Dominican Republic

ICA, BCIE, FAO and the UN Environment Programme form an alliance in order to face climate change.
06/06/2017

Nicaragua has enough food to end malnutrition

A FAO study shows specific data that Nicaragua is the Central American country with the greatest quantity of grains and legumes available [...]
01/06/2017

Chronology of the Dry Corridor: The impetus for resilience in Central America

Central America is looking towards the sky. The Dry Corridor strip, which stretches from Southern Mexico down to Panama and suffers from severe inclement weather [...]
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