Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Market in Guatemala

The challenge of promoting responsible investment in agriculture and food systems in Guatemala

A total of 25 actors from the public and private sectors and civil society participated in a meeting focused on evaluating responsible [...]
The heads of agriculture in the participating countries

Central American Ministers of Agriculture meet in the Dominican Republic

The II Inter-Sectoral Meeting of the Central American Agricultural Council (CAC) is being held in the Caribbean country.
Chaya tree

Guatemala promotes “Mayan tree spinach” to fight malnutrition

Research centers promote the consumption of this vegetable to combat malnutrition and health problems.
Traditional Mayan Market day in Chichicastenango, Guatemala

50% of the families in Guatemala do not have access to a balanced diet

These families bear a "triple load" as they include a malnourished child, an obese mother and a teenager with a micronutrient deficiency. [...]
Fire ablaze

Central America ready to fight fires

Honduras leads the training of the Mesoamerican region for environmental protection.
Coffee drying up in a patio, Honduras

Latin America's premium coffee growers branch out to cheaper beans

Coffee producers from Colombia to Guatemala are shifting from arabica to robusta.
A girl protects herself from the strong heat

Central America Weakens Forest Shield Against Future Droughts

“We work together with farmers because we want them to adapt to climate change, establish improved pastures, and change their mentality"
Farmer in Haiti

FAO, IFAD and WFP join efforts to eradicate hunger and malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean

The three Rome-based UN agencies will strengthen their commitment to move towards the Sustainable Development Goals, with an initial focus on Haiti, [...]
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