Up to 30% of the agrochemicals entering Bolivia come from smuggling

Bolivia does not have an agrochemical production industry, so demand is being met exclusively by imports. In the last three years, smuggling these inputs has increased considerably, representing at least 30% of legal imports. Estimates indicate that this activity has an economic turnover of between $40 and $50 million annually and that, due to poor … Continue reading Up to 30% of the agrochemicals entering Bolivia come from smuggling

12.5 million hectares are affected by deforestation and other problems affecting communities

A Fundación Tierra report warns about expanding the agricultural frontier in Santa Cruz and the consolidation of 12.5 million hectares of soybean, livestock and other crops. The Foundation's report warns about the expansion of the agricultural frontier in Santa Cruz and the consolidation of 12.5 million hectares of soybean, livestock and other crops.