Latin America and the Caribbean
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After Hurricane Fiona, Puerto Rico Tries to Recover Once Again
Puerto Rico was recently hit by Hurricane Fiona. Here are photos from our staff and the farmers we work with taken during the early aftermath of the storm.
Partnership for Central America Convenes Key Stakeholders to Discuss Disaster Risk Insurance at Scale for Small Farmers
October 4, 2022 -—The Partnership for Central America (PCA) in collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Bank, with strategic support from TechnoServe, convened a working session to discuss the provision of Disaster Risk Insurance (DRI) at scale for small farmers and other vulnerable…
Her Farm Was Destroyed Once. Now This Woman Farmer in Puerto Rico Faces an Uncertain Future
Nearly five years ago to the day, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and caused massive damage. Maritza Lopez, a coffee farmer on the island, now searches for a path forward following Hurricane Fiona.
Five Years After Maria, Puerto Rico Farmers Suffer Damage from Another Hurricane
An update on how Hurricane Fiona has affected farmers in Puerto Rico five years after Hurricane Maria.
A Third-Generation Farmer in Puerto Rico Reaps a New Harvest and Hope After Hurricane Maria
While the challenges of being a woman coffee farmer affected Agueda Ortiz Velez, she couldn’t have imagined how Hurricane Maria would test her overall resilience.
Nespresso’s Investment in Coffee Seedlings and Regenerative Agriculture Helps Puerto Rico’s Coffee Industry Rebound to Pre-2017 Hurricane Levels
Projected harvest milestone comes as Puerto Rico marks five years since Hurricanes María and Irma
Following Hurricane Maria, Farmers in Puerto Rico Find their Resilience
Five years ago, Hurricane Maria hit the American island of Puerto Rico, destroying its coffee industry. Here's how TechnoServe is helping their farmers make a comeback.