Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Satellite image of the Caribbean

Eleven Caribbean Ministers of Agriculture go on tour

They seek to improve access to technology and food cooperation for their countries, in a mission led by Manuel Otero from Argentina, [...]
Fire ablaze

Central America ready to fight fires

Honduras leads the training of the Mesoamerican region for environmental protection.
This fisherman uses half a surfboard as a boat

Protecting the marine ecosystem is key to securing development in the Caribbean

The coastal and marine zones in the Caribbean are fundamental to ensure stable and sustainable development. Several organizations are now backing a [...]
Dominica, Karibik - View Upper Kings Hill

Dominica should introduce crop insurance, according to its trade agency

The general manager of Dominica’s Export Import Agency (DEXIA) has suggested a crop insurance programme for farmers following the devastating caused by [...]
A road in the Roseau area, Dominica, is littered with debris, uprooted vegetation and felled poles and power lines from Hurricane Maria.

Restoration of immediate food production needed for Dominica’s rural population

The destruction directly impacted income, food and nutrition security for most of the island’s residents.
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 [...]
Island of Saint Martin after Hurricane Irma

Government of China supports Caribbean countries to build back better after hurricanes

UNDP teams are being deployed to Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda to coordinate the United Nations' efforts in the region.
Women and children in Roseau, Dominica.

Hurricane recovery: agriculture revitalization in Dominica underway

Agriculture revitalization has begun in Dominica following the passage of hurricane Maria last month.
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
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