Chia Cultivation in Nicaragua
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Work is being done on producing better chia seeds in the country in order to meet the demands of international buyers.
Despite being one of the fastest growing crops in...
Regional Meeting on Agriculture in Nicaragua
Friday, February 14, 2014
From April 28th to May 3rd the 59th Annual Meeting of the Central American Cooperative Program for the Improvement of Crops and Animals will be held in Managua.
Representatives from the agricultural sector from more...
Agriculture in Guatemala Cornered 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...