Brazil and Paraguay export good agricultural practices and the latest technology against desertification

The NGO Practical Action has organized, with the support of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), through the Integral Project Water Management in Family Agriculture (GIAAF), the virtual course "Best practices and technological innovations in planting and water harvesting ". Its purpose, disseminate successful experiences of Brazil and Paraguay on the management of soil, water and vegetation cover as a way to mitigate the effects of drought and combat desertification.

Mercosur celebrates 25 years

Today is celebrated in the Mercosur building in Montevideo and with the presence of the President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, Dr. Tabare Vazquez, the seminar "Reflections and Challenges 25 years after the signing of the Treaty of Asuncion".

In the trade negotiations Mercosur-EU, time of suspicion

In the event organized by the COPA-COGECA and European trade organization CELCAA, in which representatives from the Member States and the European Commission, Spanish Agrifood Cooperatives has expressed reservations for a likely increase in concessions they can be offered by the Commission in the agricultural sector, especially in the livestock sectors such as pork, beef and poultry, as well as other Mediterranean products, such as garlic and orange juice.

Latin America: Innovation and sustainability, economic centers for the development of agriculture

Under the IX International Forum on innovation for sustainable agriculture in Latin America, renowned speakers will talk about the economic challenges of the region and innovation as an essential way for development.

OECD consensus seeks to achieve a more productive and sustainable global food system

The aim of the Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to achieve a consensus among the ministers on the principles of agricultural policies to achieve a new policy paradigm for agriculture and feeding the world.

Brazil: Record of grain harvest again

The Latin American country will produce 210 million tons of grain in the 2015-2016 period. In the previous period (2014-2015) Brazil set a new record with 209.5 million grains. Soybeans will again its flagship product.

Argentina and Brazil, strategic partners in food and agriculture

In the international policy that Argentina carried out to expand their markets and strengthen relationships with various business partners. Responsible Argentines hold negotiations with Brazilian authorities to set up joint export strategies.

Latin America and the Caribbean in the fight against hunger

Representatives of the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean will meet in Mexico City from 29 February to 3 March at the Regional Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, to deepen their efforts sets to eradicate hunger and malnutrition.

Fruits do Brasil called the gateway to Europe

Brazil was the first Latin American country that already decided by the International Fair of Fruit and Vegetables (Fruit Attraction) in Madrid (Spain). In the last edition of the event presented the brand Fruit of Brazil, "a gift from the sun", to open markets in Europe. Canary has already offered as hub for traffic "Brazilian" fruit in Africa and Europe.

Brazil criticized the proposal in the WTO on GMOs in the EU

Many countries have criticized the proposal to authorize genetically…