Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


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FAO steps up its partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank

“Obviously the Caribbean is a totally different region, but the CDB is interested in learning from others –  how they can improve [...]
Woman and child in Haiti

IICA and the IDB explore joint work in family farming

"There is a possibility of intensifying connections to implement projects in Haiti, in vulnerable regions of Central America, such as the Northern [...]

Jamaican agriculture minister calls on farmers to produce more irish potatoes

The ultimate goal of the ministry is to terminate all potato imports.
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Eleven Caribbean Ministers of Agriculture go on tour

They seek to improve access to technology and food cooperation for their countries, in a mission led by Manuel Otero from Argentina, [...]
Cotton crop

Haiti: The cotton sector could create nearly 17,000 jobs in 5 years

Before the disappearance of this sector in Haiti, cotton ranked 4th in its agricultural exports
Mercado Central in San José, Costa Rica

IICA strengthens cooperation with the Dominican Republic and Haiti

The proposal, if approved, would enable more active participation of Central American and Caribbean countries in South-South cooperation.
Farmer in Haiti

FAO, IFAD and WFP join efforts to eradicate hunger and malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean

The three Rome-based UN agencies will strengthen their commitment to move towards the Sustainable Development Goals, with an initial focus on Haiti, [...]
Mother and daughter in Delmas, Haiti

World Bank approves US$35 million for clean energy and improved electricity access in Haiti

Two grants to improve access to electricity for more than two million Haitians and scale-up investments in renewable energy.
A child stands in what is left of his house in Utuado, Puerto Rico, which was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Maria Oct. 12, 2017.

“Next time we will be prepared”

Resilience has become the key to facing extreme weather events in Latin America and the Caribbean. Haiti is preparing a project to [...]
Man breaking coconuts in St. Kitts

Caricom to Create Fund for Agricultural Recovery in the Caribbean

Following unprecedented hurricanes, resilience in agriculture in focus at regional agriculture meeting
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