Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Landscape in Paraguay

90 million to fight climate change: the PROEZA project in Paraguay sets new precedent

Green Climate Fund approves first FAO funding proposal, a $90 million project to combat climate change, hunger and poverty in Paraguay.
Man sitting on a bench

FAO asks Chile to share healthy food public policies

Obesity in this country has experienced explosive growth over the past few decades, becoming a serious public health problem.
Jyrki Katainen, European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness

EU-Mercosur trade talks move to 'endgame'

Commission vice president Katainen said he was 'hopeful' about the trade talks
Farmer Gilda Campos, from the community of Baixio da Carapuça, in the semi-arid region of Pernambuco.

Social inclusion and access to water, complementary forms of development in Brazil

The Rural Economic Inclusion project is an effort to boost the economy of some of the poorest communities in Pernambuco, a state in northeastern Brazil.
Soy crop in Argentina

Argentina's dry weather returns, drops soybean estimate

The early planted fields have crops that are finishing the growth stages, awaiting the beginning of the harvest in the coming weeks. [...]
Organic apple grown in Chile

Chile: The organic sector is strategic for exports

In Latin America, the export market continues to be the main destination for organic production.

Agricultural exports from Brazil increase in 2017 and reach $ 96,000 million

They reached a value of 96,000 million dollars, according to the official balance disclosed by the Ministry of Agriculture
Forest fire

Argentine agriculture crisis: droughts and 300,000 hectares affected by fires

The state of agricultural emergency could be declared soon. President Macri overflew the fire zone in both Mendoza and La Pampa.

Agriculture Ministry warns of risk of "blue tongue" outbreak in Uruguay

Uruguayan animal health authorities are on the alert following the outbreak of a blue tongue focus among sheep in south Brazil.
Liz Andrea Villalba

"All we need as youth is encouragement, training and advice"

FAO Paraguay interviews Liz Andrea Villalba, rural entrepreneur in Corrales, Caaguazú.