FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean

Investment in innovation and outreach vital to promote plant health, FAO Director-General says.

Vegetable oil and maize prices slightly decrease after recent surge, while rice, meat, dairy and suger prices slightly increase and global trade prospects dim.

The international community calls for a shift towards better prevention, anticipation, and targeting to address the root causes of food crises.

Plant pest still causing massive destruction of crops despite progress in tackling it.

Within the framework of compliance with the 2030 Agenda / SDG 12.3, the countries of the Region have launched various actions.