Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


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

Agriculture development in Colombia promises a way out of illicit trade

Colombia is cultivating the next ‘Superfood’ and it isn’t just admired for its nutritional qualities. It is promising to be a way [...]
Palm oil production

Colombia is the fourth biggest producer of palm oil in the world and the first in America

The adoption of good agricultural practices is one of the reasons for the increase in production.
Pineapple plant

Starting today, Colombian farmers can export pineapple to Argentina

After four years of efforts to increase exports of fresh Colombian fruits to the Argentine market, an agreement has been signed.
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 [...]
Anti-narcotics police in Colombia

Colombia may use drones to prevent coca production

Illegal crops have grown since 2012 in Colombia.
Amazon river village sunset at Puerto Nariño, near Leticia, Colombia

Colombia will limit agriculture in the Amazon to combat deforestation

The president announced that an agricultural border will be marked to limit how far land can be cultivated in order to protect [...]
Cowboy & Bull in Santander Colombia

Productive projects have benefited nearly 50,000 victims of the Colombian conflict

Emphasis has been placed on supporting rural families who had suffered past conflicts.
Fisherman in Colombia

Norway cooperates to boost the Colombian aquaculture and fisheries sector

The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the aquaculture and fisheries sector.
Marketplace in Caucasia, Colombia

Manufacturing and agriculture boosted Colombian exports in February

The growth of external sales was 16.7% over the last 12 months.
Weighing the cocoa crop in Antioquia, Colombia

1.3% to 2.4% growth of the Colombian agricultural sector this year

Banana activity had a good year in 2017. 97.8 million boxes of fruit were produced, with a cost of over $850 million [...]
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