2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the International Day for Poverty Eradication, The theme this year is: Answering the call to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies The theme for this year’s commemoration reminds us of the importance of the values evident in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. (SDGs) These goals [...]
The International Day for Disaster Reduction was started in 1989, after a call by the United Nations General Assembly for a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. Held every 13 October, the day celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and raising awareness [...]
The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals lay out the changes necessary to transform our world AgroAmerica, a leading sustainable agriculture business in Central and South America, has aligned their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. These 17 goals were published by the United Nations in September 2015 and [...]
Whether you believe in climate change or not, protecting our environment and sustainable agriculture and food production methods just make good sense. Since man first begin planting and growing crops, agriculture has changed the area where it occurs. Fields are cleared and ploughed, new crops are planted. But this does not mean that a new [...]
Agroamerica and the United Nations Explore Collaborative Ways to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
Ocós, San Marcos, Guatemala, June 2012. The most recent health survey of the “trifinio” area of southwestern Guatemala conducted by the University of Colorado, Health Needs and Human Development in Guatemala’s Southwestern “trifinio” (Berman and Asturias, September 2011) revealed that mothers are suffering from food insecurity, which is manifested in their children’s health. Last week [...]