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Citizens of Nicaragua line up outside a local clinic
06/06/2018

Getting agricultural supplies on time, the great challenge of the Nicaraguan crisis

Agricultural distributors are wondering how to get their products to farmers if there continue to be tanks and citizen protests in the [...]
Mother and daughter at the market in Managua, Nicaragua
13/04/2018

Aquaculture and agriculture drive economic growth in Nicaragua

This is reflected in the IMAE, Nicaragua's economic activity index that measures the main sectors of economic activity and is used to make investment [...]
The heads of agriculture in the participating countries
11/04/2018

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.
Mother and daughter at home in Jinotega, Nicaragua
04/04/2018

Land administration in Nicaragua: PRODEP expands to new territories in its third phase

After land administration in 7 departments and 15 years of work, the Land Administration Project (or PRODEP according to its acronym in [...]
Maracuyá
21/03/2018

Swiss company to invest millions in Nicaragua for the cultivation of passion fruit

The pulp of this fruit will be processed in Nicaragua and exported to the United States, Europe and Japan.
Rice
06/03/2018

A climate change-resistant variety of rice is presented Nicaragua

The variety is resistant to the rice delphacid and the rice hoja blanca virus - the main infestations plaguing rice crops.
Coffee drying up in a patio, Honduras
09/02/2018

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

Coffee producers from Colombia to Guatemala are shifting from arabica to robusta.
Mr. Iván Felipe León Ayala at FAO Headquarters, Rome
08/02/2018

“Today, more than ever, reducing poverty and achieving Zero Hunger requires the involvement of various sectors”

  Agronoticias interviews Mr Iván Felipe León Ayala, a newly-appointed FAO Representative in Nicaragua.  
A girl protects herself from the strong heat
10/01/2018

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"
Compliance sign
08/01/2018

Ecuador and Nicaragua Strengthen Commercial Ties

Once fully applied, this agreement will open up markets on both sides as well as increase the stability and predictability of the trade.
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