Thursday, December 12, 2019
Latin American agriculture in numbers
Due to its enormous latitudinal range, varied topography, and rich biodiversity, Latin America has one of the most diverse and complex farming systems in the world – and it is also home to several agriculture powerhouses. These six Latin American countries produce fruits and vegetables enjoyed around the world.
On the strength of its abundance of resources, biodiversity, and richness in climate, Latin America is indeed a top player in both agriculture and global business. Brazil, for example, is the most biodiverse nation on the planet; Mexico is the biggest trading partner of the world’s largest economy; Chile is a true poster country for sustainable development and renewable energy. Here are some more facts showcasing Latin America’s importance to global fruit and vegetable supply.