The Guatemalan-American Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit organization, composed of business people interested in serving the community, and promoting investment and trade between the United States and Guatemala. AmCham operates through its partner companies, conducting a broad spectrum of activities.
Achilles brinda información de los proveedores en el proceso de adquisición. Evalúa y monitorea a los proveedores, lo cual ofrece beneficios duraderos para los compradores, incluyendo un nuevo acceso a oportunidades de negocio y de mejorar la eficiencia en la adquisición y la reducción del riesgo en la cadena de suministro.
The Guatemalan Exporters Association – AGEXPORT – is a private, non-profit entity, that promotes and develops exports of products and services in Guatemala.
It brings together and represents small, medium, and large Guatemalan companies, by offering them support to position themselves and remain in the global market.
The Association of Independent Banana Producers -APIB- promotes banana cultivation in world class agricultural, labor, environmental and social responsibility conditions.
Chamber of Industry
Guatemala´s Chamber of Industry is an organization historically linked to the economic development of the country, which exists and works for Guatemalans. We believe the industry is the most powerful potential to generate development and wealth for a country.
We are convinced that formal industry occurs under the observation of good labor, environmental and production practices, and gives opportunities for employment, wealth and consequently development for the entire country.
Chamber of Agriculture
Guatemala’s Chamber of Agriculture was founded in 1973 and brings together associations of agricultural and livestock producers of the country. It is an apolitical, non-profit entity. The Chamber has a genuine interest and effort focused on contributing to the transformation of agriculture as the backbone of rural development, food security and competitiveness.
Agroamerica is member of CentraRSE (Center for Corporate Social Responsibility Practices in Guatemala). The objective of this organization is to generate an attitude of change among the companies that operate in the country so that they will consciously implement Corporate Social Responsibility –CSR-.
The National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction -CONRED – is the government entity responsible for preventing, mitigating, and participating in the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the damage caused by disasters.
Agroamerica coordinates projects with CONRED on disasters reduction.
Entrepreneurs for Education
The Entrepreneurs for Education Association is a business initiative that aims to create equity conditions by improving the quality of education and the management of the education system, in the interest of generating more development opportunities for Guatemalans.
The main task of FAO Guatemala is ensuring that there is food in regions where it is scarce. The organization supports a global strategy that seeks to reduce the levels of poverty and care for the management of natural resources. This mission joins the global efforts to minimize hunger.
Agroamerica joins efforts with FAO to bring food and nutrition security to the nearby communities.
FreshPlaza is the number one portal for the fresh produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatch, and photo albums.
Funcafe is an NGO that works to improve the level of human development of the rural population, increasing the coverage and quality of social services, mainly in the areas of Health, Education and Food and Nutrition Security, for a more competitive business.
Private Institute for Climate Change -ICC-
Located in Guatemala ICC is a leading private institution for research and project development to mitigate and adapt to climate change in communities, productive processes and region’s infrastructure.
AgroAmerica participates in the Board of Directors of the ICC and develops joint projects for its workers and communities close to its operations.
Research Institute of the University Rafael Landivar in agriculture, natural resources and environment.
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food in Guatemala.
The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources is is the public sector entity specializing in environmental and natural goods and services. Corresponds to protect natural systems, fostering a culture of respect and harmony with nature and protecting, preserving and using natural resources rationally.
The Ministry of Social Development is responsible for the social programs of the sectors with poverty, extreme poverty and other needy in the country.
The Ministry of Education of Guatemala MINEDUC is responsible for education in Guatemala.
Agroamérica makes alliances with the Ministry of Education to carry out education projects with rural schools in the southwest and southern coast of Guatemala.
Ministry of Labour
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is the government institution responsible for ensuring and promoting the efficient and effective enforcement of labor legislation and develop and implement policies and programs.
United Nations Enviroment Programmee -UNEP- is the voice for the environment within the United Nations system. UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.
Ombudsman for Human Rights in Guatemala
The Ombudsman for Human Rights is a Commissioner of the Congress for the defense of human rights established in the constitution of the Republic of Guatemala, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, international treaties and conventions accepted and ratified by Guatemala .
Empowering sustainable and ethical supply chains
Sedex, the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange, is a not for profit membership organisation dedicated to driving improvements in responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains.
Secretary of Food and Nutrition Security of Guatemala
SESAN is the institution responsible for the coordination, integration, and monitoring of interventions for food and nutrition security among public sector, society and international cooperation agencies to optimize efforts and resources in order to achieve greater impact in the country.
University of Colorado
Agroamerica made an alliance with the Children’s Hospital of University of Colorado to develop programs for food and nutrition security in rural communities in the southwestern border triangle region of Guatemala (Quetzaltenango, Retalhuleu and San Marcos).
The University of Navarra is a private pontifical university based at the southeast border of Pamplona, Spain. Its mission is to convey the truth and seek to contribute to the academic, cultural and personal development of its students; promote scientific research and clinical activity; provide appropriate development opportunities to teachers and employees; and perform a wide cultural extension work and social development, with a clear purpose of service.
University of Itsmo (UNIS)
The mission of UNIS is to educate professionals with excellent academic preparation and practice and a deep humanistic and ethical formation capable of promoting the culture of solidarity, to positively transform society.
Rafael Landivar University (URL)
The University in its search for truth through its functions of research, teaching and outreach, undertakes to contribute to the holistic and sustainable development, transforming the person and society towards ever more humane, just, inclusive and free dimensions .
The Multisectoral Partnerships Program USAID | Alianzas seeks to build public-private partnerships to provide health and education services and extend its coverage and improve the quality of existing services.
Agroamerica develops programs toghether with USAID/Alianzas
World Banana Forum
The World Banana Forum is a permanent space of assembly for participants representing the global banana supply-chain to promote open dialogue on challenges facing the banana industry.
This groundbreaking initiative brings together producers, their organizations, trade unions, cooperatives, exporter groups, fresh produce companies, retailers, traders, public agencies, governments, research institutions and civil society organizations.
World Economic Forum
- Is an International Institution committed to improving the state of the world through public-private cooperation.
- Engages political, business, academic and other leaders of society in collaborative efforts to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Together with other stakeholders, it works to define challenges, solutions and actions, always in the spirit of global citizenship.