Livestock in Panama
The Panamanian cattle herd grew from 762 thousand heads in 1961 to 1.6 million in 2008 and needs to strengthen its sustainable development.
Monday, October 4, 2010
Alejandro Acosta, Livestock Development Officer of FAO, states on an article in Prensa.com, "if there are no changes in production systems, by 2050, the number of hectares of pastures in Panama will have increased about 45 % from 535 thousand hectares in 2008 to 2,335 hectares in 2050. There are technological alternatives which can help reverse this trend and encourage more sustainable development of the livestock sector in the country. One of them is promotion of sustainable pastures."
The drama over the bulk of exports being primary products without added value is unfolding not only in Nicaragua.
From September 29th to October 1st, entrepreneurs will be gathering together in Guatemala City to take part in business conferences and address issues such as use of technology and construction practices.
Authorities plan a system for the state to buy goods and services that meet internationally recognized environmental standards.
Technology Day 2013 organized by the Panamanian Chamber of Construction will take place on February 27 and 28.
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