The Next Global Breadbasket

Latin America and the Caribbean contribute 11% of the value of world food production and represent 24% of the world’s arable land.

Addressing humanity’s great challenge — finding sustainable ways to feed rapidly increasing numbers of people around the world — is Latin America’s great opportunity. Across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), a more productive and environmentally sustainable agriculture system holds great promise for achieving food security around the world — as well as for the region’s development, for poverty alleviation and for social progress.

Read more in a new report from the Global Harvest Initiative and Inter-American Development Bank at this link