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    Agricultural Projects in Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic go hand in hand with...

    Pineapple and banana producers from the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica were selected to implement 30 innovative project...
    Costa Rica Launches Plan to Strengthen the Development of Family Agriculture

    Costa Rica Launches Plan to Strengthen the Development of Family Agriculture

    Costa Rica launched this Monday the National Plan for Family Farming 2020-2030 with the aim of strengthening the capacities of producers, generating income and promoting healthy, culturally appropriate and sustainable food systems

    MAG Promotes Community Agriculture Project in the Gulf of Nicoya

    Some 65 families on Isla Venado have an alternative for production and self-consumption, thanks to a community agriculture initiative promoted since June...
    Government Promotes Program for the Modernization of the Agro-productive Sector

    Government Promotes Program for the Modernization of the Agro-productive Sector

    “AGROINNOVACION 4.0”, is an initiative of the Costa Rican government for the improvement in productivity and sustainability of the agricultural sector

    Costa Rican Authorities Alert on Presence of “Killer Hornet” in the Country

    The State Phytosanitary Service asked the population to alert about the presence in the country of the Asian giant hornet also known...

    Use of Agrochemicals Impacts Bee Populations in Costa Rica!

    To public opinion, in general; to the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, and his cabinet staff in particular…
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    Only through Science, the World Population Will Be Fed in 30 Years

    Science and innovation seem to be the answer to the problem of how to feed the world population in 2050, with fewer...

    The Most Modern Wholesale Market in Central America Starts Operations in Costa Rica

    The President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado, announced last July 24th, 2019, the start of operations of the 1st stage of the Regional Wholesale...

    Did You Know that Bats Are Actually Our Farmers’ Allies?

    The false belief that all bats suck the blood of animals and people has led people to kill them. But it turns out that...

    X-Rays of Costa Rican Rivers Show Alarming Pollution Levels

    During the last decades, we forgot to live in harmony with nature. We need to move towards a life that allows sustainable and sustainable...

    Research in Costa Rica Proposes Hens Grazing to Improve Egg Production

    A project of the Atlantic Headquarters of the University of Costa Rica (UCR), in conjunction with the School of Zootechnics, proposes the...

    Gabriela Camino and Her “Camino Real” to Agriculture and Music in Uvita

    Beyond the incredible biodiversity that Costa Rica has, there are human talents with diverse passions, professions, and thoughts. Gabriela Camino is a very talented...

    Costa Rica Breaks Records in Reforestation

    In recent times, deforestation linked to the logging and burning of trees has produced an abrupt change in our ecosystem, caused by human action....

    Costa Rica’s Farmers Conmemoration Day

    Every 15th of May in Costa Rica is celebrated the day of the farmer, to pay tribute to all those women and men who...

    No Bees, No Agriculture

    The pollinating action of bees is proven to be crucial for the plants' flora cycle. This importance is pointed out by the Food and...

    Different careers; Unique Opportunities

    Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology, Forest Management, and Eco-tourism Services and Activities are just some of the attractive study opportunities offered by the Agricultural and Industrial...

    Hundreds Gather in San José Against Pineapple Expansion

    May 15th World Agriculture Day in Costa Rica Hundreds gather in San José against Pineapple expansion March of the Spheres attracted quite a crowd The main point...

    Traditional Festivals in Costa Rica

    Every country has its folk festivals over the year. So does Costa Rica. They are the oldest social roots of a culture. Some of...
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    Costa Rican Trade Mission

    A referendum was held back in 2007 in Costa Rica in order to approve or reject DR-CAFTA. 52% of the citizens voted "yes". This...

    ENTICING CUISINE, ENTICING MORE TOURISTS.

    Costa Rica is located in Central America, between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.  It is known as "the Switzerland of Central America"...

    Conservation on the Osa Peninsula:

    Costa Rica is making continuous strides in conservation! Learn how individuals and visitors can get involved in keeping this country beautiful! The Osa Peninsula is home...

    Family agriculture generates most of the food in the region

    Family agriculture generate most of the food in the region, especially food that is intended for domestic markets, but poverty affects almost half of...

    Popular Insecticide Doubles as Contraceptive in Bees

    According to a recent study one of the world's most widely used insecticide doubles as a dangerous contraceptive in male bees. Neonicotinoid pesticides reduce...

    FAO: Deforestation is not necessary to produce more food

    Agriculture is still the main cause of deforestation around the world, and it is necessary to promote more positive interactions between agriculture and the forests...

    Salary adjustment proposal would benefit agricultural workers

    This Monday a negotiation started to adjust the private sector salary, and amongst three proposals implemented by the worker's representatives one is much higher...

    Revolutionary Use of Drones Found in Agriculture

    New technologies are on the rise, and now they are even conquering the skies. With great maneuverability and a wide arrange of applications, drones are...

    Three Incredible and Surprising Reasons Why Drinking Coffee Could Save Your Life

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - There's nothing like a hot, delicious cup of coffee first thing in the morning; in fact, the typical...

    Latin American Leaders Gather in Costa Rica for the Largest CELAC Conference to Date

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The third annual Community of Latin American and Caribbean States Summit (CELAC), will be held on Wednesday and...

    Support Your Local Farmers: Recent INEC Report Documents Over 93,000 Farms in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica has at least 93,007 farms active in crop and livestock production, according to the latest report...

    Costa Rica Wildfire Season Begins December 15

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The National Commission on Wildfire (CONIFOR) is getting an early start on the wildfire season due to the...

    Turrialba Ash is Hitting Dogs in the Area Hardest; Many Have Been Abandoned

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Dogs have been the creatures hit hardest by the ash emanating from the Turrialba volcano. Reports from the Ministry of...

    Pesticides and Mites Prevent Produce Imports from Entering Costa Rica’s Borders

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Information from the State Phytosanitary Service (SFE) revealed that this month that 28,000 kilograms of garlic, 2,500 kilograms...

    The Potential Benefits of Industrial Hemp in Costa Rica

    The question of industrial hemp and its possible benefits has been pondered by many governments in recent years. Not only has the international debate...

    El Niño Will Torment Costa Rica's Central Valley Over the Next 3 Months

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The next three months could be critical for the people of La Cruz, Cañas, Liberia, some areas of...

    Could Central America Do More to Address Climate Change?

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Have you heard or read about climate risks which we are going to face? Have you noticed that...

    Costa Rica Promotes Increased Sales of Organic Products in France

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The commercial sector of organic agriculture in Costa Rica has its eyes fixed to the growth that is...

    United Nations Reports Drop in Food Price Index

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The food price index measured by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) fell for the third consecutive...

    Territorial Organization is the Key to Climate Change in Central America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Improvement of land use and sustainable management is key to facing climate changes in the Central American region,...

    Costa Rica Hotels and Agriculture Experience Best Growth Since 2010

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The sectors that have achieved the best growth figures since the economic crisis (2010) are hospitality which reached...

    Costa Rica’s Coffee Fincas: A Pleasure for All Five Senses

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Coffee production is one of the most important exports of Costa Rica and therefore plays a very important...
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