Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


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’s Subregional Coordinator for the Caribbean, Lystra Fletcher-Paul

FAO’s Regional Conference kicks off in Jamaica

Alliances are fundamental to overcome hunger, obesity, rural poverty and climate change, said FAO’s Subregional Coordinator for the Caribbean, Lystra Fletcher-Paul.
 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). [...]

FAO and OECD call for responsible investment in agriculture

The project objective is to improve the implementation of the Guide and the internationally agreed regulations for responsible production, supply and management [...]
Plant nursery in Cuba

Advances in agricultural investments in Santiago de Cuba

The advances in Cuba’s second largest city have been executed in 3 phases.
Rural Football, Antioquia Colombia

The connectivity gap widens between rural and urban Colombia

Internet access in rural areas is one of the factors affecting the citizens’ quality of life.
Shepherd in Sibiu, Romania

More Investment in Small-Scale Agriculture Needed

Less than a quarter of the financial needs of small-scale farmers in the global South are being met.

FAO and IOM boost cooperation on migration

The two organizations will chair the Global Migration Group