Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean


A young boy eats a hamburger at a Peruvian fast-food restaurant in Lima.

FAO chief sounds the alarm on obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean

Eradicating all forms of malnutrition is the goal, Graizano da Silva tells Regional Conference.
FAO Director-General addressing the Regional Conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

FAO Director-General: Time for a big regional effort to push hunger levels back down in Latin America and the Caribbean

33 countries gathered at a regional conference in Jamaica to strategize fighting two battles at the same time, complementing efforts against hunger [...]
Farmer in the Southern Cone

FAO: Agroecology gains momentum in Latin America and the Caribbean

A recent study by FAO analyzes government actions implemented in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Mexico, and Nicaragua.
Sustainable Food Systems and Value Chains Training in Barbados

Advancing sustainable food systems in the Caribbean

Recent FAO training focuses on understanding and applying food systems thinking to tackle the interrelated issues of poverty and food security and [...]
Indigenous mother and child in Peru

Indigenous intergenerational knowledge exchange for food security

For the 44th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS44), FAO and partners organized an event to open dialogue among indigenous representatives, UN [...]
A farmer in Mexico

Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean invest in agro-environmental policies for sustainable food production

A Regional Workshop on Agro-environmental Policy Indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean is being held in Panama ith the support of [...]
IICA Headquarters

​New international project to improve ​​rural development in 15 countries by ​​capitalizing experiences

Experts shared their knowledge on this topic in Costa Rica to enrich learning materials and revise the results once the initiative concludes.
Fishing boat

Caribbean countries tackle IUU Fishing by marking and recording their vessels

The objective of the Regional Working Group is to improve coordination and cooperation among national organizations and institutions in the region to eradicate [...]
Woman from rural Ecuador showing off her artisan craftwork.

Rural women in Latin America and the Caribbean tell their stories

FAO announced the winners of the story contest, which received submissions for 244 life stories and experiences from organizations in 18 countries [...]
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