Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Burning cattle affected by foot-and-mouth disease.

Ecuador launches the first phase of foot-and-mouth disease vaccinations

More than 4 million cattle will be vaccinated throughout the country, except the Galapagos Islands.
Deputy Minister José Luis Jácome and FAO representative John Preissing signed the Cooperation Agreement as part of the Country Programming Framework 2018-2021

Ecuador signs an agreement with FAO, commited to eradicating hunger in the country

It includes indicators from the 2030 Agenda for a more peaceful, prosperous, sustainable, resilient world, with a focus on people, the planet, [...]
Image of the Galapagos Islands

Imports of yogurt restricted in the Galapagos Islands

This is intended to generate alternatives to the livestock sector, boosting the archipelago's internal economy.
Ecuadorian farmers

Promoting Ecuadorian producers to gain competitiveness in the market

The Sustainable Family Farming Modernization Project focuses on the technical needs of small and medium-scale producers to ensure balanced access to markets. [...]
Red Crab

Ecuador: capture of red crab and other species closed until the end of the month

The authorities ordered control operations to be executed by inspectors at the main ports, roads, collection centers, markets and restaurants.
Cofan Indigenous leader Emergildo Criollo smells the water in Ecuador

Agricultural sectors in Ecuador are concerned with water tariffs for sowing seeds

The National Water Secretary of Ecuador (Senagua) established a variable tariff in June.
 FAO Director-General Jose' Graziano da Silva meeting with Ruben Flores, Minister for Agriculture of the Republic of Ecuador, at FAO headquarters.

Ecuador will carry out a livestock and agriculture census for 2020, with FAO assistance

The Government defended its new agricultural development plan, which has the technical support of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). [...]
The Tumbes Tyrant is a native bird of the dry forest in the northwest of South America

Ecuador: Deforestation destroys more dry forest than climate change

Study compares dry forest losses due to land use change or global warming

La Niña has reached Ecuador

It is estimated that this climatic event will remain the first five months of this year.

5.1 earthquake jolts Ecuador coast

In 2016, a massive earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck Ecuador, causing widespread damage to lives and properties.
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