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Honduras , Wednesday 25 April 2018

News Honduras » Intibuca: Honduras plans to have 5,000 hectares of avocados

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Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

With the planting of some 560 hectares of different avocado varieties to replace imports, Honduras plans to reach some 5,000 hectares ... was currently developing an avocado project in the area of Intibuca. The representatives of the Government of Taiwan ...

News Honduras » Intibuca: Cooperative agroforestry empowers indigenous women in Honduras

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Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

The Lenca indigenous group in a dry region of Honduras has practiced agroforestry for millennia, planting timber and fruit trees over food and medicine crops to provide shade that increases soil humidity. Recently a group of women formed a cooperative to ...

News Honduras » Intibuca: Freezing temperatures kill 3 in Honduras

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Publication date: hursday 14 December 2017

Plummeting temperatures during the second cold front of the winter season in Honduras have left at least three people dead from hypothermia, local media reported on Wednesday. Two men, aged 42 and 20, died in La Esperanza, capital of western Intibuca ...

News Honduras » Intibuca: World Bank : Approves US$25 Million to Improve Rural Competitiveness in Honduras

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Publication date: Friday 19 May 2017

By financing Comrural, the World Bank seeks to support disadvantaged populations in improving their living conditions as a key component of efforts to escape poverty,' saidGiorgio Valentini, World Bank representative in Honduras. This new project focuses ...

News Honduras » Intibuca: Taiwan continues to strengthen avocado and potato production in Honduras

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Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The government of China in Taiwan is continuing to strengthen the production of avocado and potato in Honduras after having strategic meetings ... in the Esperanza, Intibuca department. "We expect to strengthen avocado crops in the department of Ocotepeque ...

News Honduras » Intibuca: Internationally Recognized Rights Defender Berta Cáceres Murdered in Honduras

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Publication date: onday 07 March 2016

Honduras' most internationally recognized activist, Berta Cáceres, was murdered in her home last week, stunning a nation already struggling with one of the world's highest homicide rates. But few think this murder was an act of random violence. Cáceres ...

News Honduras » Intibuca: Pentair Announces $5 Million Project Safewater Commitment

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Publication date: Wednesday 22 March 2017

The project expands upon the two organizations` first collaborative effort, which saw the successful implementation of scalable, sustainable safe water and sanitation projects in the Department of Colón, Honduras. "At Pentair, we believe that safe water ...