El Puesto para Plantas de Achuapa, Nicaragua ayuda a mantener la producci贸n de ajonjol铆

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Por Solveig Danielsen, Luis Medina, Patricia Castillo y Eduardo Hidalgo El ajonjol铆 es un cultivo de mucha importancia socioecon贸mica para los peque帽os productores de la franja del pac铆fico de Nicaragua. Desde principio de los a帽os 90, la Cooperativa Juan Francisco Paz Silva produce y procesa ajonjol铆 para la exportaci贸n de aceite a Estados Unidos, Inglaterra…
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The Achuapa plant clinic helps to maintain sesame yields in Nicaragua

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By Solveig Danielsen, Luis Medina, Patricia Castillo and Eduardo Hidalgo Sesame is a crop of great socioeconomic importance for smallholder farmers of the pacific region of Nicaragua. Since the early 90s, the Juan Francisco Paz Silva Cooperative has produced sesame oil, mainly for export to the United States, England and Japan.
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Sembrando las semillas de la sostenibilidad en Achuapa, Nicaragua

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La Cooperativa Juan Francisco Paz Silva (JFPS), fundada en 1990, comenz贸 la operaci贸n de un puesto para plantas en 2009. La cooperativa estaba buscando una manera de ofrecer asistencia t茅cnica a sus productores asociados y los puestos de plantas proporcionan una manera para hacerlo. Inicialmente, dos t茅cnicos, Oscar Calder贸n y Harold Espinoza, fueron capacitados como…
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Sowing seeds of sustainability in Achuapa, Nicaragua

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The Cooperative Juan Francisco Paz Silva (JFPS), which was founded in 1990, began operating a plant clinic in 2009. The cooperative was looking for a way to provide technical support to its member farmers, and the plant clinic provided a means to do so. Initially, two technicians, Oscar Calderon and Harold Espinoza, were trained as…
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Utilizando los m贸dulos y la metodolog铆a de Plantwise para reforzar el curr铆culo en UCATSE

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UCATSE (Universidad Cat贸lica Agropecuaria del Tr贸pico Seco) es una universidad privada con financiamiento del Estado, que comenz贸 a operar un puesto para plantas durante la iniciativa Cl铆nica Global de Plantas (GPC) en 2005. Con el inicio del programa Plantwise en Nicaragua en 2012, UCATSE incorpor贸 la participaci贸n de los estudiantes en el puesto para plantas…
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Using the Plantwise training modules and approach to strengthen the curriculum at UCATSE

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UCATSE (Universidad Cat贸lica Agropecuario del Tr贸pico Seco) is a private university with state funding that began operating a plant clinic under the Global Plant Clinic (GPC) initiative in 2005. With the start of the Plantwise programme in Nicaragua in 2012, UCATSE incorporated student participation into the plant clinic by adopting the plant clinic approach and…
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Plant doctors share advice using WhatsApp and Facebook in Central America

by Erica Chernoh and Eduardo Hidalgo, CABI Haga clic para la versi贸n espa帽ol de abajo   The software application WhatsApp is being used by plant doctors in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras to provide and receive plant diagnostic support. WhatsApp has proven to be popular in many countries, because it is a free communication tool…
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What CABI Is Doing To Tackle Major Coffee Rust Outbreaks In Central America

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Guatemala has declared a state of agricultural emergency after coffee rust fungus has affected approximately 193,000ha of coffee, equating to 70% of the national crop. As a result of the outbreak, Guatemala is releasing $13.7m (拢8.7m) in emergency aid to help farmers buy pesticides and to inform farmers on ways to manage the disease. Honduras…
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