Press Release

Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean “Well Placed” to Feed Growing Global Population Due to Increased Investment in Agricultural Research

Brazil, the world’s second-largest provider of food, accounts for more than half of agriculture R&D spending in the region, with Argentina and Mexico completing the top three

Central American countries, Caribbean island nations, and poorer Andean…

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