Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Ecuadorian farmers

Promoting Ecuadorian producers to gain competitiveness in the market

The Sustainable Family Farming Modernization Project focuses on the technical needs of small and medium-scale producers to ensure balanced access to markets. [...]
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala participating in the launch of the

How to boost agriculture, one of the main engines of the Peruvian economy

Boosting productivity and competitiveness in the agriculture sector and developing elaborate, select products are the keys to growth.
Marketplace in Caucasia, Colombia

Manufacturing and agriculture boosted Colombian exports in February

The growth of external sales was 16.7% over the last 12 months.
Avocado harvest in Peru

Peru to strengthen access of new agricultural products to the Asian market

The goal is to reach US $7 billion in agricultural exports by the end of 2018.

New investment to boost ethanol in Bolivia

Sugarcane crops are expected to increase by approximately 18,000 hectares, for a total of around 155,000 hectares by 2025.
Red Crab

Ecuador: capture of red crab and other species closed until the end of the month

The authorities ordered control operations to be executed by inspectors at the main ports, roads, collection centers, markets and restaurants.
Cofan Indigenous leader Emergildo Criollo smells the water in Ecuador

Agricultural sectors in Ecuador are concerned with water tariffs for sowing seeds

The National Water Secretary of Ecuador (Senagua) established a variable tariff in June.
Weighing the cocoa crop in Antioquia, Colombia

1.3% to 2.4% growth of the Colombian agricultural sector this year

Banana activity had a good year in 2017. 97.8 million boxes of fruit were produced, with a cost of over $850 million [...]
 FAO Director-General Jose' Graziano da Silva meeting with Ruben Flores, Minister for Agriculture of the Republic of Ecuador, at FAO headquarters.

Ecuador will carry out a livestock and agriculture census for 2020, with FAO assistance

The Government defended its new agricultural development plan, which has the technical support of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). [...]