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Costa Rica | 20 February 2018
Costa Rica agriculture leaders seek to lift 30-year Robusta ban

The Costa Rica Ministry of Agriculture is seeking to lift a 30-year ban on robusta production in the country, in an effort to increase rural incomes and respond to threats to coffee production posed b...

Costa Rica | 13 December 2017
Costa Rica paves the way for climate-smart agriculture

While the Happy Planet Index ranks Costa Rica first in the world for environmentally-friendly practices, the country is also the world’s number one producer of fertilizer-hungry pineapples. With the h...

Costa Rica | 18 December 2014
Costa Rica considers ban on GMO crops

A Legislative Assembly commission on agriculture on Tuesday will begin discussing a bill that would place a moratorium on the production of genetically modified crops in the country. The proposal r...

Costa Rica | 30 April 2012
China to allow Costa Rican meat exports

China has given the green light to imports of Costa Rican meat, Agriculture Minister Gloria Abraham said Sunday.

Costa Rica | 24 October 2011
Heavy rains affecting agriculture

Farming activities have been altered in the Pacific and Central Regions, because of the weather conditions affecting the country since the beginning of October.