Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Bahuaja Sonene National Park

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

Illegal logging and cocaine production and trafficking have for years blighted Bahuaja-Sonene National Park in the Peruvian Amazon.
Farming ceremony held in Ñahuimpuquio, Perú

Peru will launch a system to prevent agricultural overproduction

Peru will implement for the first time in its history an alert system to prevent the overproduction of agricultural crops.
Fruit fly

The first treatment center for commercial agricultural production to be installed in Peru

"All the food that leaves Junín will arrive safely throughout the entire country, we will eliminate the likelihood of it carrying harmful [...]
Women loading timber in the Peruvian Amazon

Peru is committed to restoring 3.2 million hectares of degraded forest land

According to the Minister of Agriculture, Peru has 73 million hectares of forests, which accounts for more than 56% of the national [...]
Fishing in Peru

Fishing rights only represent 27% of fishing contributions to Peru

The president of the National Fisheries Society (SNP according to its acronym in Spanish), takes an interest in technical reviewing of payments [...]
Mosquito Anopheles

Peru uses rice cultivation technique to avoid malaria and save water

This technique allows the crops to be kept dry for some time in order to avoid the reproduction of the disease's transmitting vector. [...]
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala participating in the launch of the

How to boost agriculture, one of the main engines of the Peruvian economy

Boosting productivity and competitiveness in the agriculture sector and developing elaborate, select products are the keys to growth.
Avocado harvest in Peru

Peru to strengthen access of new agricultural products to the Asian market

The goal is to reach US $7 billion in agricultural exports by the end of 2018.
Peruvian Ceviche

Peru improves its food security ranking

Rising in the ranks of the Global Food Security Index 2017, prepared by The Economist.
A man throwing food to the pelicans in Peru

Fishing exports in Peru make a recovery, increasing by 48%

This data includes the first 9 months of the year. The anchovy is still one of the leading products. 
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