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Can We Cut Down Food Loss in Agribusiness?

This September 29, International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, is a chance to reflect on the importance of this problem and of growing food insecurity. Agribusinesses in the region believe that stemming their food loss is a relevant issue and see opportunities to recover food that is currently thrown away.

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The Sugarcane Industry Sets a World-Class Example in Sustainability

Sugar cane cultivation in Brazil has existed since colonial times and was associated for many years with degrading working conditions, low productivity and high pollution, but it's now one of the best examples of sustainable development in the region.

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Addressing Climate Change while Building Resilience in Agriculture

The dual need for adaptation and mitigation investments requires an innovative approach. Blended finance and advisory services can offer a fresh start.

BID Invest agribusiness project in Ecuador.
Sustainability in Agribusiness (2): Cultivating Good Governance Practices

A solid corporate governance framework in agribusinesses helps with productivity, technology, regulations, product traceability, and other key elements. Well-delineated roles for family members and a qualified board help cultivate long-term strategies in the sector.

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Here’s the New Ecological Alternative to Traditional Textile Fiber, Made in Latin America

Earth Day is a great time to remember that we can’t keep thinking about returns if we don’t consider our planet’s health. So-called "cellulose fiber" is an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional textile fibers that can help a great deal in that regard.

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Regenerative Agriculture Offers Fresh Solutions for Latin America & the Caribbean

Regenerative agriculture aims to catalyze ecological restoration, going beyond sustainable. It comprises holistic management that fosters soil regeneration, increased productivity and biological diversity, animal welfare, as well as farm and community economics. Blended finance resources and advisory services are key to catalyze innovative regenerative business models.