Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Fruits and vegetables from Jamaica during World Food Day 2013

Jamaican agriculture ministry wants increased production to offset imports

The minister noted that farmers who had a difficulty financing all inputs for planting Irish potato would benefit from the 'Agricultural push-start [...]
Maize fields

Vegetable oils give a lift to FAO Food Price Index

Wheat and maize quotations dip on expectations of record harvests and stockpiles
Wheat fields

Argentina will export wheat to Mexico for the first time

After a phytosanitary agreement signed between the two governments, the countries will begin to trade 30,000 tons of wheat in December. [...]
Organic lemons

EU and Chile sign a trade agreement for organic products

The agreement includes a cooperation system, information exchange and solution of differences in the trade of organic products.
Rural children in a field of cañahua (Chenopodium pallidicaule)

Bolivian grain offers powerhouse nutritional value to global consumers

Cañahua, a rare Andean grain that may be more powerful than quinoa, is Bolivia's latest contribution to the international market, thanks to [...]
Irrigated fields in the Irrigation and Drainage District of Ramada, near Bogotá, Colombia

Israel and Colombia come together to expand agriculture and irrigation

"We are excited about the post-conflict possibilities in Colombia," the Israeli Prime Minister stated during his visit to Colombia.

Paraguayan meat to capture 60% of the Chilean market

Livestock is one of the country's largest sources of foreign income, leaving this sector well-positioned in the international market.
Mexican farmers Porfirio and Josefina show the plant matter that covers the soil beneath their crop.

Agriculture brings Mexico more foreign currency than petroleum, tourism and remittances

According to the Secretary of Agriculture, agriculture is a decisive resource for Mexico; not considering, however, the expansion of support programs.

Mexico hails successful conclusion after 2nd round of NAFTA talks

Mexico on Tuesday hailed the "successful" end of the second round of NAFTA negotiations, announcing progress made on several issues.
Pigs in Cachicadan, Peru

Peru starts to export pork to Bolivia

Health requirements will be published in the next few days, allowing the export of pork to Bolivia.
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