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AGROAMERICA INITIATES 2017 NUTRITIOUS SCHOOL PROGRAM

The nutritious school snack program “One banana a day changes your life” is part of AgroAmerica’s Food and Nutrition Security program. It consists of the donation of a daily banana throughout the year to the children of the participating schools, accompanied by activities in preventive health, with the participation of parents and teachers. The aim [...]

By | marzo 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA REFORESTS FOR CONSERVATION PURPOSES

With the support of the Private Investigation Institute on Climate Change –ICC (for its initials in Spanish)- and the participation of the Community development committee (COCODE), community members from Cerro Colorado, staff from the environmental office of the Municipality of La Gomera and employees from farm Guanipa, AgroAmerica reforested a specific area in a farm in La Gomera Escuintla, for conservation purposes.Several native species were used in the reforestation of the area, such as Ramón, `chichique`, Cordia gerascanthus L. (volador), hormigo, mahogany, cedar, raintree, and others. This initiative will contribute to the conservation of these local species and will make them known, since they are scarce in the region.This reforestation is part of Agroamerica’s adaptation program to climate change and the activities conducted by ICC in the framework of the Comprehensive Basin Management program.

By | febrero 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA held the closing ceremony of the graduate Diploma on “Adaptation to Climate Change”

AGROAMERICA, the banana-growing company, in partnership with the Asociación del Trifinio Suroccidente –ASODITSO (for its initials in Spanish)-, the Association of Independent Banana Producers –APIB (for its initials in Spanish)- and the Institute of Climate Change -ICC- carried out the diploma course “Community Adaptation to Climate Change” during 8 months. It was aimed at AGROAMERICA [...]

By | enero 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA OPENS A NEW AFFORDABLE BIRTHING AND PREGNANCY CENTER TO HELP SUPPORT GUATEMALAN FAMILIES

Agroamerica in alliance with the University of Colorado has opened a new Birthing Center as part of their existing Health Clinic located in the rural southwest region of Guatemala, where three regions meet; Quetzaltenango, Retalhuleu and San Marcos, making it accessible to the greatest number of families possible in these 12 communities.  The center is [...]

By | noviembre 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Agroamerica works in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund-WWF

AgroAmerica works in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund [WWF] to implement practices that promote the sustainable use of resources. WWF installed a weather station in one of AgroAmerica’s farms to implement a model for the control of the Sigatoka disease based on climate information.

By | agosto 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA RECEIVES AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE OIL

AgroAmerica won the award for “best sustainable oil supplier of the year” given by a recognized soap company in the US, and it was announced at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Warwick Providence, during the awards ceremony. “Congratulations to AgroAmerica’s team, who works so hard to provide sustainable palm oil to Bradford,” said the company buyer [...]

By | agosto 19th, 2016|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA SPONSORS CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FORUM

AgroAmerica the banana producing company, was sponsor of the IX National Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility: “Ethical People, Ethical Companies”, organized by CentraRSE, the Center for Social Responsibility Action in Guatemala. “We believe that ethics must be fundamental in companies, that is why we promoted and sponsored this Forum,” said Bernardo Roehrs, AgroAmerica’s corporate director. [...]

By | agosto 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments