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 |2017-11-14T15:29:16+00:00August 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

GENDER EQUALITY: EMPOWERING WOMEN

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right - it’s a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.  So says The United Nation is their Sustainable Development Goals. # 5 of these UN goals is to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Guatemala is a patriarchal society where decision-making [...]

By |2017-06-28T11:46:58+00:00June 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA HAS INVESTED MORE THAN $1.8 MILLION AND PARTNERED WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF FAMILIES IN RURAL GUATEMALA

With the objective of improving population health in rural Guatemala, especially to the families of the AgroAmerica workers and the communities close to their operations, as well as provide educational opportunities for their children, the banana grower and shipper, AgroAmerica, created a Center for Human Development (CHD) in south-western Guatemala in 2012.  The CDH is [...]

By |2017-06-23T21:07:58+00:00June 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Agroamerica conducts a study with doctors from United States.

Guatemala, December 2011. Agroamerica organized the visit of 12 doctors from United States to conduct a study about the health, education and lifestyle situation of the communities bordering the southwestern departments of Quetzaltenango, Retalhuleu and San Marcos. The objective of this study is to have a better understanding about the lifestyle of the people in [...]

By |2017-04-05T18:27:53+00:00November 5th, 2011|News|0 Comments