Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean



The CARICOM Poultry Association works towards a single market

The poultry plants from six CARICOM Member States – Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago – were cleared to [...]
Market in Bridgetown, Barbados.

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 [...]
A man holding a small chicken in his hands.

Barbadian supermarkets accused of marking up poultry products

The increase in the national social responsibility levy could have hit the poultry industry hard.
A child stands in what is left of his house in Utuado, Puerto Rico, which was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Maria Oct. 12, 2017.

“Next time we will be prepared”

Resilience has become the key to facing extreme weather events in Latin America and the Caribbean. Haiti is preparing a project to [...]
Man breaking coconuts in St. Kitts

Caricom to Create Fund for Agricultural Recovery in the Caribbean

Following unprecedented hurricanes, resilience in agriculture in focus at regional agriculture meeting
Poultry farm

Poultry plants approved to sell products in CARICOM

The poultry product trade is anticipated to receive a boost through plants from 9 countries in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
A man rebuilding his home in the Dominican Republic after Hurricane Irma.

The Caribbean agricultural sector has suffered serious damages from Hurricane Irma

With the storm taking its last parting blows, the Caribbean countries begin to assess the damages. Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and [...]
Path of the storm as of September 7th.

Hurricane Irma levels Barbuda and reaches Puerto Rico

One of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded has already caused damage on several islands.
A sign advertising fresh tilapia for sale at Indies Greens.

Advancing Aquaponics – FAO regional training workshop in Antigua

Fresh tilapia is now being sold at Indies Greens, site of the FAO regional training workshop on Advancing Aquaponics for five countries [...]
Female workers at the sugar plantation ,Barbados

Barbadian farmers to join smart agriculture project in the Caribbean

The European Union is willing to assist the region in transforming their societies and sectors into smart and sustainable ones.