AGROAMERICA CONDUCTS ACTIONS TO ADAPT TO CLIMATE CHANGE

AgroAmerica recognizes that in order to adapt to climate change, the preservation of the world’s forests is crucial, as well as educating in the conservation of natural resources. “We believe that we can make a difference in our communities by taking steps to educate and actively making a difference,” said Fernando Bolaños, AgroAmerica CEO. With [...]

By |2017-11-14T15:33:46+00:00April 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA INVESTS IN THE HEALTH OF NEARBY COMMUNITIES

AgroaAmerica donated One Million Dollar to the University of Colorado to build a medical clinic in the community Los Encuentros in Coatepeque, Guatemala. In addition the company pays staff and all expenses of the clinic. The University of Colorado provides medical care and research. Gustavo Bolaños and Fernando Bolaños made a visit to the [...]

By |2017-06-16T12:51:35+00:00June 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA RECOGNIZES THE PRODUCTIVITY OF ITS WORKERS

With the aim of recognizing the work made by the workers of AgroAmérica on the past year, the company held the seventh delivery of the prize to the productivity, which recognizes good performance of employees who reached their goals last year. The award recognized 937 field and packing plants workers, who were creditors of a [...]

By |2017-04-05T18:52:48+00:00June 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA CEO FERNANDO BOLAÑOS RECEIVES SEN SUSTAINABILITY AWARD IN BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY

Traditionally, agricultural workers do not receive benefits the way corporate employees do. But, AgroAmerica CEO Fernando Bolaños, a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), saw how taking care of his employees could alter the lives of his workers, their families, their communities, and ultimately his company’s bottom line, and for his efforts he has received [...]

By |2017-04-05T18:57:54+00:00March 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Agroamerica contributes to the education of its employees.

Guatemala, November 2011. Agroamerica celebrated the graduation of 19 kinder garden students from the Fernando Bolaños private rural school in the municipality of Caballo Blanco, Retalhuleu department. The school was built earlier this year for the children of Agroamerica workers, and its innovative methodology has made it a model for rural schools. Teachers enthusiastically organized [...]

By |2017-04-05T20:02:27+00:00November 17th, 2011|News|0 Comments

Agroamerica helped build ten classrooms in the school at Aldea Ticanlú, in Tiquisate, Escuintla.

Guatemala, October 2011. Contributing to education, especially of nearby communities, Agroamerica helped build ten classrooms in the Juan Pablo Hernández School in the community of Ticanlú. This project, which will benefit more than 550 students and some 300 families, was made possible by the joint effort of the private sector, the Municipality of Tiquisate and [...]

By |2017-04-05T20:02:14+00:00November 17th, 2011|News|0 Comments

Agroamerica opens a rural school for children of the company´s employees.

Agroamerica opened the school called “Mixed Rural Private School Fernando Bolaños,” in the Chiquirines village, Caballo Blanco, Rethaluleu, which is directed to the children of Agroamerica´s employees who live in rural villages located near the farm. The school has preschool and primary. To carry out this project, Agroamerica signed an agreement with Funcafé – Foundation [...]

By |2017-04-05T19:40:08+00:00May 20th, 2011|News|0 Comments

Agroamerica CEO, was invited to participate in the Global Dialogue of the United Nations Environment Programme.

Guatemala, April 2011. On the 11th and 12th of April, Fernando Bolaños, Agroamerica CEO, was invited to participate in the global dialogue Road to Rio +20: Strengthening the role of the private sector in the transition to a green economy and efficient use of the resources. Over 200 representatives from business and industry, governments, and [...]

By |2017-04-05T19:36:19+00:00April 30th, 2010|News|0 Comments