UNITED NATIONS DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY

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 [...]

By |2017-10-17T12:53:38+00:00October 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

FOOD SAFETY EDUCATION MONTH

September is Food Safety Education Month.  Food safety and food security are closely related to one another and they both have a profound impact on the quality of human life. There are many external factors that affect them both: Image courtesy of The Nature Education Library At AgroAmerica we’re constantly working to improve the quality [...]

By |2017-09-20T18:33:21+00:00September 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK & U.N. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

                          August 1 – 7 2017 is World Breastfeeding Week.  The goals for this year’s observance are: to recognize our role and the difference we can make within our area of work to reach others across common areas of interest and promote breastfeeding [...]

By |2017-08-08T15:27:49+00:00August 4th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL PRODUCTION FIGHTS POVERTY

Guatemala is working hard to improve the economy and conditions in the country.  According to the World Bank, it’s now one of the strongest economic performers in Latin America and the biggest economy in Central America. However, it also has one of the highest inequality rates in Latin America. Palm oil cultivation and production can [...]

By |2017-08-08T22:01:21+00:00July 25th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments