Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Map of Central America

Honduras participates in the Inter-American Conference and Meeting on Cadastre and Property Registry in Uruguay

Advances were made in the consolidation of the network through the definition of an activity plan for 2018.
Building a pipeline to deal with the drought in El Carmen, Nicaragua

A comprehensive action plan for the Dry Corridor in Nicaragua

The World Bank is backing a comprehensive project that focuses on resilience, reinforcing and revitalizing the various paths for the development of [...]
Fishermen in Costa Rica

Fishermen in Costa Rica strengthen their knowledge in sustainable fishing practices

Workshops and talks help fishing sector professionals in Punta Arenas, Costa Rica, learn about engaging in more environmentally-conscious, sustainable use of fishing [...]
Drone used for agriculture

Technology for sustainable agricultural development in Nicaragua

Verónica Guerrero, FAO Representative in Nicaragua, highlights the importance of information technology in sustainable productive systems and how Nicaragua is taking solid [...]
Image of various figures inaugurating the fair in 2016.

México Alimentaria Food Show, a development opportunity for rural areas

Last year over 500 Michoacanos participated in the event known as the “biggest party of the agri-food sector.”
Farming in Panama

Family farmers in Panama call for government policies to boost the rural sector

Panama is working on coordinating efforts of the various government entities involved in ensuring the population's food security.
Bottled apple sauce

Costa Rica: training artisan female farmers to diversify production

The objective of this training is for women to achieve better results with their products, diversifying their offering.
Tzotzil women in Zinacantán, Mexico

Mexican Senate puts forth a law to propose indigenous citizens for legislative positions

A quota system would be established to allow these communities access to the Senate.
Tarahumara couple in Mexico

Women's leadership in Mexico is vital for fighting inequality

A work agenda is being developed in order to raise awareness about the current situation of rural, peasant and indigenous women.
Coffee production near Cerro Negro, Honduras

Low price of a quintal of coffee concerns producers in Honduras

Considering the circumstances, producers run the risk of not being able to adequately fertilize their crops next year.