• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas

Notas técnicas del Director General

  • Tue, 03/20/2012

    The impact of climate change on agriculture

    In the agricultural sector, variations in the Earth’s surface temperature caused by climate change can lower crop yields, lead to the proliferation of weeds, pests and diseases.

  • Wed, 03/14/2012

    Trends in the international agrifood market: from the perspective of the United States

    During the Agricultural Outlook Form, organized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), working sessions were held to analyze trends in certain international markets of interest.

  • Fri, 03/09/2012

    Despite the present difficulties in the international environment, global production and the demand for food willremain strong in the short term

    Record prices are being paid for the main agricultural commodities and demand remains strong, despite sluggish economic growth worldwide.

  • Sat, 10/01/2011

    Threat of a new economic recession? Hopefully there will be a lesser impact on the agricultural sector

    Some of the major world economies are facing the specter of a new economic crisis. If it develops, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and the rest of the world will feel its impact.

  • Tue, 02/01/2011

    Concerns mount over rising food prices

    The prices of the main commodities are even higher now than they were during the 2007-2008 crisis: world markets are nervous and grain prices are volatile.

  • Tue, 08/24/2010

    Uncertainty in world wheat markets: The impact of Russia’s ban on exports will be minimal

    The world is not on the verge of a new crisis in food prices following Russia’s decision to temporarily suspend its wheat exports.


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