HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH AGROAMERICA PROGRAMS FOR HEALTH & DIGNITY

December is Human Rights Month and around the globe governments, organizations and companies are working to raise awareness of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  This year the hashtag #StandUp4HumanRights is being used on social media to highlight these ideas: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights empowers us all. Human rights are relevant to all [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA’S FOOD SECURITY PROGRAM BENEFITS THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN IN RURAL GUATEMALA

In 2017 6180 children at 16 rural schools in Quetzaltenango, San Marcos, Retalhuleu and Escuintla in the southwest region of Guatemala benefited from the AgroAmerica food security program “One Banana a Day Changes Your Life.”  This program aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals #2 - End Hunger and Achieve Food Security. It consists [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA SHARES WATER MANAGEMENT EXPERTISE

  AgroAmerica engineers shared their water management expertise on responsible and sustainable water practices at the 1st Integrated Water Management Congress held recently in Guatemala. The event was organized by CENGICAÑA, APIB, GREPALMA, ASAZGUA, and the Climate Change Research Institute (ICC.)   Although Guatemala has ample rainwater, surface and groundwater, the country faces substantial resource [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGEXPORT NATIONAL EXPORT AWARD NAMES AGROAMERICA A FINALIST

AgroAmerica was named a finalist in the National Export Award at a gala dinner held at the Hotel Camino Real in Guatemala November 8, 2017. Finalists were chosen in three categories: manufacturing, agricultural and aquaculture-fishing, and services.  The companies who made the cut were chosen for their innovation and transformation, as well as their commitment [...]

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

AGROAMERICA PARTICIPATES IN CENTRAL AMERICA DONORS FORUM

AgroAmerica is proud to announce their sponsorship of, and participation in, the invitation-only 2017 Central America Donors Forum currently taking place at the Sheraton Grand in Panama City. AgroAmerica CEO, Fernando Bolaños, is a member of the host committee as well as a panelist. The Forum, an initiative of Seattle International Foundation (SIF), is the key networking [...]

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

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IS THE WAY TO FEED THE WORLD

The concept of sustainable agriculture has recently been validated by new research studies that show conclusively that this is far more than just a good idea – it’s essential to producing crops that can provide food for the population of our planet well into the future.  AgroAmerica, a company that grows, processes and distributes tropical [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA, SOLIDARIDAD AND MARN GUATEMALA SIGN AGREEMENT

This technical cooperation agreement aims at protecting the environment within the framework of the "Bonn Challenge" Guatemala, September 6, 2017- AgroAmerica Guatemala, a sustainable agriculture business, and the civil society organization Solidaridad, have signed a technical cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Guatemala (MARN). The purpose of the agreement is [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA SUPPORTS AGROFORESTRY PROJECT IN GUATEMALA

AgroAmerica, a sustainable agriculture business with operations in Central and South America, has committed funds to support EcoLogic Development Fund’s agroforestry project Protecting Livelihoods for Rural Communities in Guatemala through the Sustainable Management of Forest and Water Resources. EcoLogic is a non-governmental organization that empowers rural and indigenous peoples to restore and protect tropical ecosystems [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA ADDRESSES HUNGER AND POVERTY IN CENTRAL AMERICA

According to a report from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, hunger and poverty in Central America are serious concerns in the rural areas.  Food insecurity and hunger are closely associated with extreme poverty.  This is also true of Guatemala, where the sustainable agriculture company AgroAmerica has operations. Guatemala has one of [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

SMART IRRIGATION REDUCES WATER USE AT AGROAMERICA PLANTATIONS

Each July the Irrigation Association celebrates Smart Irrigation Month.  Now in its 13th year, July is the month to showcase the social, economic and environmental benefits of efficient irrigation technologies in landscape, turf and agriculture irrigation. AgroAmerica, a sustainable agriculture business with operations in Central and South America, has been implementing smart irrigation technology for [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments