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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Peru

Increasing farm exports

Lima, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Peru aims to raise double the value of exports of agricultural products with the agricultural frontier expansion and improvement in international prices, said Minister of Agriculture, Milton von Hesse.

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Thursday 14 March 2013

Peru

More farm trade with Japan

Peruvian agricultural products with added value are taking a larger share in bilateral trade between Peru and Japan, according to Mikio Kuwayama, professor at Hosei University in Tokyo.

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Monday 11 February 2013

Peru

More farm investment

The increased production of arable subsector (5.2 per cent) was higher than that of the livestock sub-sector (4.9 per cent) by increasing potato yield (4.3 per cent), mainly in Andahuaylas (Apurimac) and Ayacucho.

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Thursday 13 December 2012

Peru

Lift in farm production

Agricultural production in January-October this year grew 4.4 per cent compared with the same period last year, driven by the sustained increase in the livestock subsector in 4.9 per cent and arable subsector of 4.0 per cent, said the Ministry of Agriculture.

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Saturday 17 November 2012

Peru

Kiotechagil Technical Symposium Targets Peru

High performance natural feed additive supplier Kiotechagil and Montana, one of the most important premix/nutrition company in Peru, hosted a technical seminar which gave Peruvian producers the technical information and solutions for important challenges such intestinal health and myocotoxicosis.

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Tuesday 11 September 2012

Peru

Farmers and miners

After a deadly wave of anti-mining protests, Peru's congress will vote on Tuesday on reforms aimed at restoring public confidence in the government's efforts to manage a lucrative and polluting rush for minerals that has made the country one of the fastest growing economies in South America.

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Saturday 08 September 2012

Peru

Farming, Mining and water

The farmers who live downstream of what would become Peru's biggest open-pit gold mine oppose the project, known as Conga, for one simple reason: Water.

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Friday 02 March 2012

Peru

Problems on pig farms

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received an immediate notification last week (Friday, 10 February). The outbreak started on 12 December 2011, and confirmed on 22 December.

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Thursday 13 October 2011

Peru

Modernising farming

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala Tasso on Saturday attended a ceremony marking the restart of work on the Olmos irrigation project in Peru's northern Lambayeque region.

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Friday 07 October 2011

Peru

Vegetable exports

South America's marketing is giving its fruit and vegetable exports an advantage in Asia.

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Thursday 29 September 2011

Peru

Mango production

Peruvian consultancy Maximixe has revealed figures showing the country’s mango exports rose 57.5% year-on-year to US$141.4 million in the first half of 2011.

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Thursday 07 July 2011

Peru

Concerns over GM crops

Peru's capital Lima declared itself a "GMO-free zone" in a municipal ordinance in response to a controversial government decree that critics feared would see the country flooded with genetically modified organisms.

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Sunday 10 April 2011

Peru

FTA with Korea

The signing of the bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Korea will allow Peru agricultural products to be exported duty-free into that market totaling between US$70 million and US$100 million per year, the Ministry of Agriculture (Minag) said Wednesday.

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Monday 21 March 2011

Peru

Buying brewers grain

The US Grains Council’s distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) Promotion Seminar in Lima, Peru attracted more than 80 representatives of the fast-growing Peruvian poultry sector.

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Tuesday 15 March 2011

Peru

Brewers grain back on the menu

A shipment of 5,000 tons at an FOB value of $1 million arrived during the first week of January, breaking a dry spell of imports due to a misclassification of the product by the Peruvian government four years ago.

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Friday 04 March 2011

Peru

Bird flu confirmed

The veterinary authority sent Immediate Notification dated 15 February to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE),

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Tuesday 01 March 2011

Peru

Dengue is back in South America

Dengue is back in South America: 31 dead and 46.600 suspected cases An outbreak of dengue fever across much of Latin America has killed 31 people since the start of the year and is showing no sign of relenting. Endemic in several countries there’s growing concern following the discovery of a very “aggressive” strain in Peru

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