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.

Agriculture Commissioner EU trade options known Colombian Pacific

The visit of the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Union (EU), Phil Hogan, to Colombia for 8 and 9 February, is used to analyze closely the agricultural investment opportunities in the country, according to the European Office in Bogota. Hogan is accompanied by about 40 businessmen and trade representatives of the Old Continent and has already met with the president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos and Colombian ministers of Agriculture, Aurelio Iragorri Valencia, and Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Cecilia Alvarez-Correa.

Colombia: The best coffee crop for nearly five-year period

In 2015 the Colombian coffee growers have obtained a record harvest for 23 years with 14.2 million bags of 60 kilos, according to his national federation. Colombian coffee exports continue to grow and over the past year increased by 16% compared with 2014.

Colombia: ICA more trained on phytosanitary certification for agricultural products

The Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) has increased its ability to control entry and exit of agricultural products in airports, ports and passages national border, by processes for training inspectors and exchange of knowledge and experiences with Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia in International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM).

Colombia: Europe, a market willing to pay more for quality

Elisa Plumed. After two years of the Treaty of Peru-Colombia…

Colombia is equipped with tSpanish farm equipment industry

The Spanish agricultural machinery firms were present at the…