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Peru: Pro Olivo takes its achievements in technological innovation to the II Regional Forum of Economic Development

The Pro Olivo Association has shared in the II Regional Forum of Economic Development for Latin America and the Caribbean its successful experience with the Tenological Innovation Agenda for the technical and commercial development of the olive tree in the Tacna Region in Peru. Represented by its president, Luciana Biondi, Pro Olivo was selected by the international consultancy GIZ Peru to represent Peru in this representative forum, held at the end of June, in the Bolivian city of Tiquipaya.

Professionals from Peru and Colombia receive training on new export requirements to the USA

Peru and Colombia prepare to meet new export requirements to the US Thus, 59 professionals from both countries have been trained in compliance with the rules of the FSMA Act, which regulates the export of processed products to the United States, through a training program in which the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation Agriculture (IICA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) collaborate.

Agri-food exports between Peru and the Netherlands will be certified electronically

The agri-food exports between Peru and the Netherlands will be certified electronically, after signing the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MINAGRI), through the National Service of Agrarian Health (SENASA) an Operational Agreement for the Exchange of Electronic Certificates, with the Dutch Food Safety Authority (NVWA). Through this initiative, both countries hope to reduce costs and transaction times in exports and imports.

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).
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Grupo Agrotecnología advances in international expansion with its new headquarters in Peru

The company from Alicante, Grupo Agrotecnología, present in more than 30 countries, continues to advance its commitment to international expansion, with the recent opening of its new headquarters in Peru. With this new subsidiary, which joins those already opened in Mexico and Chile, Grupo Agrotecnología seeks to consolidate itself in new markets and strengthen its international structure and presence in South America, a market in which it aspires to become a clear reference in the sector of the Biostimulants and biopesticides.
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Peru: The fruit and vegetable sector generates in Fruit Logística 200 million dollars in business

The Peruvian companies participating in the last edition of Fruit Logística have settled their participation in this important international fair of the sector hortofrutícola, closing businesses for a global value of 200 million dollars. For the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Eduardo Ferreyros, this is a "record figure", having exceeded by 32% the initial expectations.

Peru: Peru: banana exports surpass record of 128 million dollars

The value of Peruvian banana exports between January and October 2016 reached 128.8 million dollars, an increase of 7% over the same period of 2015 and is a record, being the highest figure registered in the mentioned period during the last five years, according to data of the Association of Exporters (ADEX). As pointed out by the Association, the growing demand for the main markets of the Peruvian banana and the increase of cultivated hectares in the north explains this significant increase.
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Peru hosts in March the VI World Congress of Quinoa

Peru, a world power in quinoa production will host the 6th World Congress to be held around this product, from 21 to 24 March. With this event, the Andean country consolidates its leadership in this millennial crop, originating from the incanate and that is called to play a primordial role in feeding the future.