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A man harvesting coffee in Colombia, in the coffee belt area.

Colombia's coffee harvest to potentially produce 14 million 60-kilo bags

16/08/2017

The General Manager of the National Federation of Coffee Growers confirmed that the harvest is expected to meet anticipated forecasts, as this year's production is higher than last year.

Farmers in Auchlyne, Guyana

Guyana to export rice to Cuba starting in September

16/08/2017

The Cuban rice market has now been made available to Guyana after a series of negotiations over the past months. As a result, the first shipment of rice to Cuba is expected to be exported during the latter part of September.

Female workers at the sugar plantation ,Barbados

Bajan farmers to join smart agriculture project in the Caribbean

15/08/2017

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

Old sugar mill and steam locomotives museum in the José Smith Comas, a Cuban village of the municipality of Cárdenasy, Matanzas Province

Cuba prepares for the next sugar harvest, ensuring that the crops will be picked on time

15/08/2017

The maintenance and investment plan for the sugar sector is underway in anticipation of upcoming difficulties in Matanzas.

Pedestrian road - Puerto Plata - Dominican Republic

Tourism generates $600 million in sales for Dominican agriculture

15/08/2017

An agreement has been signed to ensure internal consumption of these products for tourism purposes.

Cocoa crops

Boost to the cocoa industry in Puerto Rico

15/08/2017

Puerto Rico is an important export market for this fruit and its derivatives.

Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Diversifying production is fundamental for Latin America, according to ECLAC

14/08/2017

Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), has stated that "what Latin America urgently needs is to diversify their productive matrix."

Cattle

Water harvest: ingenuity for large-scale livestock in Chaco, Argentina

14/08/2017

A project in Chaco based on a water collection system achieves increased water efficiency in the region.

Crushing sugar cane in Baños, Ecuador

The cold stalls tropical crops in Ecuador

14/08/2017

According to the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, la region of Manabí, in the eastern part of the country, is experiencing a cold season that began around July 21st. 

Fruit crates

The heated debate prior to food products coming out on the market

11/08/2017

Numerous countries are debating more about regulations intended to guarantee adequate conditions for food and avoid unnecessary barriers in their commercialization.

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