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Indigenous woman from Brazil
23/01/2018

FAO launches campaign to empower indigenous women

 The main goal is to empower indigenous women leaders and activists to become advocators for human rights, food security and nutrition.
Lady selling eggs in Colombia
15/01/2018

World Bank Projects Colombian GDP to Grow by 2.9% in 2018

Looking further ahead, the World Bank has predicted Colombian GDP to increase by 3.4% in both 2019 and 2020.
Market in Bridgetown, Barbados.
11/01/2018

Barbados government to launch food planting project

In order for the project to be impactful, it will need the participation of virtually every Barbadian with access to sufficient land [...]
Sugar cane plantation in Brazil
25/12/2017

Amid surging conflict, Brazil launches digital tool to monitor changes in land use

The tool combines satellite and field data to visualize all 8.5 million square kilometers of Brazil, which occupies about half of South [...]
Nicaraguan coffee
22/12/2017

National Coffee Sustainability Platform Launches in Nicaragua

The platform has been initially joined by some 35 organizations related to the sector, including growers, cooperatives, exporters, academic institutions, service providers and [...]
Mexican Peppers
22/12/2017

EU and Mexico make big push for trade deal

An upgraded deal with Brussels will offer Mexico leverage against Trump as he threatens to tear up NAFTA.
Farmer in Paraguay
04/12/2017

Paraguay promotes a dialogue to identify indicators for agro-environmental policies

The indicators will contribute to reinforcing decision-making in regard to public agro-environmental policy and management. 
Drone used for agriculture
20/11/2017

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 [...]
Fruit vendor in the Dominican Republic
15/11/2017

World Bank encourages Dominican Republic to initiate reforms to activate growth

According to data from the World Bank, the Caribbean country has had one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and [...]
Agronoticias Poster
15/11/2017

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The Newsletter subscription is free, quick and easy, and it allows the user to access information and analysis from all over Latin [...]