Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Burning cattle affected by foot-and-mouth disease.

Ecuador launches the first phase of foot-and-mouth disease vaccinations

More than 4 million cattle will be vaccinated throughout the country, except the Galapagos Islands.
Deputy Minister José Luis Jácome and FAO representative John Preissing signed the Cooperation Agreement as part of the Country Programming Framework 2018-2021

Ecuador signs an agreement with FAO, commited to eradicating hunger in the country

It includes indicators from the 2030 Agenda for a more peaceful, prosperous, sustainable, resilient world, with a focus on people, the planet, [...]
Palm oil production

Colombia is the fourth biggest producer of palm oil in the world and the first in America

The adoption of good agricultural practices is one of the reasons for the increase in production.
Citizens of Nicaragua line up outside a local clinic

Getting agricultural supplies on time, the great challenge of the Nicaraguan crisis

Agricultural distributors are wondering how to get their products to farmers if there continue to be tanks and citizen protests in the [...]
Woman in Cuba

Argentina and Cuba anticipate an increase in trade

Marcos Peña, Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers of Argentina, traveled to Cuba accompanied by the Coordinator of Strategic Affairs of the [...]
Woman and child in Haiti

IICA and the IDB explore joint work in family farming

"There is a possibility of intensifying connections to implement projects in Haiti, in vulnerable regions of Central America, such as the Northern [...]
hand against the glass

Conflicts in agriculture have resulted in 71 deaths in 2017 in Brazil

An organization that fights for farmers' rights reports an increase in violence in recent months.
Image of the mission in Brazil

Brazil: Facilitating small producers' access to markets

The Sustainable Rural Development and Competitiveness Project in Ceará, Brazil, strives to increase producers' capacities and open the door to markets. A recent [...]
Fruit fly

The first treatment center for commercial agricultural production to be installed in Peru

"All the food that leaves Junín will arrive safely throughout the entire country, we will eliminate the likelihood of it carrying harmful [...]
Hand cutting and field packing celery

Future of Latin American agriculture depends on technology in order to compete on a global scale

"The future of agriculture depends on the adoption of all available technologies in order to be competitive."