Agriculture in Guatemala Penned in by Crime
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Guatemalan agricultural employers spend $300 million on private security representing between 12% and 16% of their budgets.
Prensalibre.com reports that "the Chamber of Agriculture...
Investments in Agritourism in Panama
Monday, December 2, 2013
More and better roads in the district of Capira have facilitated the conversion of more than 65 farms into rural tourism destinations.
In the past four years this business has grown...
El Salvador: Confirmation to Be Given on Ban of Agrochemicals
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The Legislature will not accept Presidential comments on Act 53 which prohibits the use of agrochemicals, and will only increase the timeframe for their withdrawal.
The Committee on the Environment and Climate Change in...
Costa Rica: Agricultural Exports Down 7%
Friday, November 22, 2013
The reasons for the slow down can be found in global markets and the fall in international prices, as well as productivity problems in the sector.
From January to October 2013 $1.994 billion was recorded...
Nicaragua: Assistance for Producers of Coffee and Cocoa
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Netherlands will fund with $13.4 million a project in Nicaragua to increase productivity of both products and take more advantage of their commercialisation.
"Five thousand small farmers in six departments, will be...
Discussion on Agrochemicals Continues in El Salvador
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Congress supports the sale of 11 out of 53 of the banned pesticides but experts believe that these are the ones that cause the most damage.
MPs "... still have not reached an agreement regarding...
Study on Meat Imports in Costa Rica
Monday, October 21, 2013
Chicken meat imports in Costa Rica had a growth of 57% in 2012 over the previous year, while beef only grew 46%.
From the report:
In 2012 the country imported $48.3...
Regulation for Tax on Agricultural Lots
Thursday, October 10, 2013
The regulations for the property tax applicable to agricultural real estate is currently under consultation in Costa Rica.
From a press release issued by the Ministry of...