Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Harvesting in Timor Leste

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

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

How 3,000 cattle ranchers fight climate change in Colombia

The logic of the silvopastoral systems - which is the technical name for sustainable farms - is that: the greater the number [...]
Soy crops

Argentina cuts soybean crop forecast due to drought

Argentina’s rural entity Sociedad Rural (SRA) has urged the national government to accelerate the reduction in duties on soybean exports to help [...]
Young man in Choloma, Honduras, a region that is often affected by heavy rain

Honduras anticipates the end of La Niña and the start of a good climate for agriculture

According to experts, the country will experience neutral weather conditions; the rainy season begins in May and will end between October and [...]
Community of displaced citizens in Manrique, Medellín

World Bank states that climate change will displace 17 million Latin Americans

Approximately 4 million agriculture-dependent Mexicans would be affected.
A man sitting in the fields

Uruguay extends the agricultural emergency due to drought to 14 departments

The affected producers will be able to access the interest-free credit announced by the Ministry at the end of February.
Flooded street in Honda, Colombia, 2008

Colombia citizens file first ever climate change litigation in Latin America

They are asking their government to fulfill its own commitments against global warming.
Soy crop in Argentina

Argentina's dry weather returns, drops soybean estimate

The early planted fields have crops that are finishing the growth stages, awaiting the beginning of the harvest in the coming weeks. [...]
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