• Agriculture

    OBG investigates the key pressures and developments affecting local agriculture, particularly where a country is dependent on plantations or forestry to maintain GNP. It also highlights the output trends and technological advances in areas such as irrigation techniques and land reclamation.
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How can the country boost production and exports of Colombian coffee?

 

Poised to grow at an exponential rate in the following years, Colombia’s agriculture sector will be the first to see the benefits of the signing of a historic peace agreement between the government and FARC, a guerilla group that has waged armed conflict in the country for more than half a century. Land, affected by inequality in both...

Chapter | Agriculture from The Report: Colombia 2017

Poised to grow at an exponential rate, Colombia’s agriculture sector will be the first to see the benefits of the signing of a historic peace agreement between the government and FARC. Vast untouched areas that have been inaccessible and unproductive for decades could well become the motor of growth the sector needs. Well-targeted investment could increase agricultural production by 8-10%....

Le secteur agricole tunisien a fait mentir les pronostics la saison dernière en dégageant un profit accru malgré une baisse des volumes d'échanges, porté par la hausse des prix de certains de ses produits phares sur les marchés internationaux.

 

What infrastructure developments are needed to improve the management of water resources, and how will that impact productivity?

 

One of the most biodiverse countries in the world, Peru’s role as a global food supplier has expanded significantly in recent years. Today it is a leading producer and exporter of asparagus, quinoa, maca and fish oils, and ranks among the top 10 exporters of avocados, artichokes, organic bananas, organic cacao, grapes, peppers and mangoes,...