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Agrophotovoltaics: A Double Opportunity for Latin America and the Caribbean

Agrophotovoltaic production combines crop growing and/or animal husbandry practices underneath ground-mounted solar panels. By generating renewable energy, conserving water and making an efficient use of resources, it can open the way for a low-carbon, climate change-resilient future.

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How’s the Digital Transformation of Agribusiness Going in the Region?

Agribusiness presents a great opportunity to increase value creation in a sector that is two to three times more effective at reducing poverty than any other, including manufacturing and services.

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Digitalization May Help Latin America to Alleviate Global Food Shortages

Latin America and the Caribbean is in prime position to step in and alleviate global food shortages as climate change looms as a global threat, particularly if the region leverages digital solutions, a new report developed by IDB Invest in collaboration with Accenture shows.

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Can We Cut Down Food Loss in Agribusiness?

Food insecurity continues to rise. 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.

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.