Brazil Opens Agricultural Research Center in Panama
Embrapa, the Brazilian Agricultural Research company plans to use Panama as a base to support projects in Central America and the Caribbean.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
The organization is one of the world leaders in tropical agriculture and was responsible for the development of the South American giant's bio-fuel industry.
A commission from EMBRAPA arrived on Sunday in Honduras to fine tune details for the installation of a regional office for Central America and the Caribbean.
Only Costa Rica has an "well developed agricultural research system" in a region that "has lagged behind in terms of infrastructure, investment and research capabilities."
Two hundred Latin American researchers are meeting in Panama this week to debate the latest advances in information technology, Microsoft announced.
Data and Analysis about the Operation and Financing of Agricultural Research and Development in Central America.
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