Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


Super-Typhoon Haiyan, 2013

Aletta becomes first hurricane of eastern Pacific season

 The storm is off the coast of Mexico, and not expected to a threat to land.

Mexico intends to export more bananas and pork to China

The Ministry of Agriculture of Mexico said that exports of new pork products will reach around 20 million dollars in the first [...]
Throwing out food

Mexico wastes 20 million tons of food per year

The Mexican government, through Semarnat, is collaborating with a work group to design guidelines to counteract this problem, with support from the [...]

Scientists from Mexico and the United Kingdom to optimize irrigation agriculture

"The results indicate that the proposed measurement technique can be used to detect and predict the movement of liquid through the soil [...]
Wheat and corn collecting in Mexico

Modernizing for growth: the case of grain storage in Mexico

An investment in improving infrastructure and capacity building, supporting small and medium-sized producers, would offer the boost the sector needs.
Woman removing seeds from dry chili peppers in San Pedro Atocpan, Mexico City

Mexico detects irregular chili pepper planting in Sinaloa

As chili pepper production in Southern Mexico is undergoing uncontrolled planting, the authorities are intending to regulate it.
Market in Puebla, Mexico

Mexico rejects the US proposal for agricultural sector

The proposal indicates that the US, Mexico and Canada would not be allowed to export certain products to neighboring countries during temporary harvest [...]
Wayuu girls in Colombia

A collective statement to empower indigenous women from Latin America

Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay and Peru, work on a common front by [...]
Collection of ramón seeds

Better organized communities for more sustainable forests

A World Bank project aims to support communities in forest areas of Mexico to improve their organizational capacities.
Christmas trees

Sales of Mexico-grown Christmas trees boost rural economy

National Forestry Commission (Conafor) specialist, Silvia Murillo Cardoza, discussed their market value and profitability
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