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