H.E Víctor M. Villalobos believes that technology will be central in helping farmers across North America adapt to the changing climate.
With documented health risks tied to the exposure to glyphosate, the Mexican government is continuing to approach conversations around genetically modified corn with caution.
Estimates suggest that Russia’s war on Ukraine has resulted in direct and indirect losses to the agriculture sector amounting to more than US$40 billion.
Nearly 268 million Latin Americans are feeling the effects of food insecurity, with many millions more likely to join their ranks in the coming months.
The agreement that has allowed for the safe export of grain from Ukraine makes food more accessible to those who are one step away from a humanitarian disaster.
Unless action is taken to enable food exports from Ukraine, economist Vitalii Dankevych predicts that the world will see a humanitarian crisis.
In Nairobi, Kenya, the World Food Programme has piloted a project to include aesthetically rejected ugly vegetables in school meals, feeding 2,200 schoolchildren lunch made with fresh vegetables for 75 school days.