Ecuador exports 92% of its mango to the United States

As part of the promotion of the fruit, Fundación Mango Ecuador prepares the International Mango Congress for the seventh time in the country. Johnny Jara, executive director of the foundation, addressed the media explaining the benefits of the crop, and the importance of this event for foreigners and locals.

The Government of Ecuador is interested in the model of Almeria agriculture to move it to their country

A delegation from the Government of Ecuador has moved to Almeria to learn first hand the Almerian agriculture model in order to implement a fruit and vegetable development project in their country. The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, Rodrigo Sánchez Haro, has received the Ecuadorian representatives of the initiative Agrovivienda Ecuador 2014-2020, which covers agricultural production with the provision of basic services, to encourage the creation of self-sufficient communities and the sustainable development of rural areas.

IICA and Finland promote the use of renewable energy among farmers in the Andean region

More than 12,000 rural men and women in the Andean region (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru) have replaced traditional energy use with renewable energy, thanks to the Energy and Environment Partnership with the Andean Region (AEA), developed by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland (MAEF).

The Protocol of Ecuador's Accession to the Trade Agreement with the EU, effective as of January 1st, 2017

Ecuador will start 2o17 with the entry into force of its Protocol of Accession to the Multiparty Trade Agreement with the EU that, on 20th December, ratified its National Assembly. A bilateral treaty that will open the door to a market of 514 million people, in 28 European countries, from January 1st next year.

Ecuadorian mango seduces Chinese and US markets

In order to promote the marketing of mango in the People's Republic of China, the commercial office of PRO ECUADOR in Shanghai has been carrying out an intense campaign to promote this product, which led to the release of this exotic fruit last November. 87,700 people. This was possible thanks to the cooperation of the Mango Ecuador Foundation and the e-commerce platforms Tmall.com and Yiguo.com, which registered a total of 1,226 purchase orders.

About 20,000 immigrants will benefit from the employment agreement between AVA-ASAJA and the Embassy of Ecuador

Ecuadorian ambassador Miguel Calahorrano and the president of the agrarian organization AVA-ASAJA, Cristóbal Aguado, have signed a collaboration agreement to facilitate training in agrarian matters and employment in this sector of the Ecuadorian population residing in the Valencian Community. This agreement is estimated to benefit some 20,000 immigrants of the 41,000 from that country currently living in Valencia.

'QuinuArroz' new strategy to encourage the consumption of quinoa in Ecuador

As part of the recent meeting in Quito by the new Andean Network of Quinoa Producers, Ecuador filed on July 13th strategies developed by its public company National Storage Unit to promote the consumption of quinoa in the country. These include the supply of 'QuinuArroz', a mix of cereals with nutritional properties, effectively contributing to nutrition and diet caloric.

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.

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.

Ecuador and Spain cooperate in aquaculture and fisheries

Strengthen ties of mutual cooperation to promote the development and improvement of aquaculture-fisheries sector was the purpose of the meeting between officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MAGAP), the National Fisheries Institute (INP), and representatives of the National Association of Manufacturers of Canned Fish and Shellfish (ANFACO-CECOPESCA) of Spain.