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Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean
Man in a tractor in Belize

Belize makes strides in agriculture sector

16/08/2018

The government has embarked on a census that seeks to map the entire agriculture sector in the country.

Fishing in Vietnam

Can the Ocean Feed a Growing World?

16/08/2018

Healthy fisheries may be the key to feeding ten billion people-if they're managed correctly.

Supermarket cart

G20 agriculture ministers meet in Buenos Aires to address food and farming challenges

16/08/2018

With the goal of sustainably meeting the growing demand for food, participants will seek a common path to boost the impact of their current policies.

stand on guard after burning a coca laboratory near Tumaco, Colombia

Agriculture development in Colombia promises a way out of illicit trade

16/08/2018

Colombia is cultivating the next ‘Superfood’ and it isn’t just admired for its nutritional qualities. It is promising to be a way out for farmers in the illicit trade.

Farmer in Vega de Palma, Cuba

Cuba sweetens land grant program for farmers

16/08/2018

Cuba said on Tuesday it was doubling the amount of land it granted would-be farmers and the lengths of their leases in an effort to increase stagnating agricultural output.

Members of the Criminal Band Mara Salvatrucha

Latin America: The deadly cost of putting food on your table

16/08/2018

Research shows that agribusiness — including coffee, palm oil and banana plantations — is the industry most associated with land and environmental violence.

Bahuaja Sonene National Park

Peru park’s biodiversity at risk from illegal mining, drug production

16/08/2018

Illegal logging and cocaine production and trafficking have for years blighted Bahuaja-Sonene National Park in the Peruvian Amazon.

Harvesting in Timor Leste

Eleven case studies exemplify strategies to scale up climate-smart agriculture

15/08/2018

How to ensure climate-smart agriculture research products contribute meaningfully to the challenges of poverty and climate change.

Fruit processing plant in Chincha, south of Lima.

Trust: A Key Factor For The New Latin American Consumer

15/08/2018

Food & drink is the industry with the highest trust rating in Latin America.

Soy beans

Argentina imposes two day embargo on soy meal, soy oil exports

14/08/2018

The suspension will be in place until 16 August, the ministry said.

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