Colombian Agribusiness after FARC

  • ID: 4331443
  • Report
  • Region: Colombia
  • 134 Pages
  • Public Ledger
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A Complete Guide to Colombia’s Most Exciting Value Chains

According to the FAO, Colombia is ranked fourth in the world for water availability and is the fourth country in Latin America with available lands for agricultural production. Now, with the advancement of national peace talks, Colombia’s more stable political climate is unlocking many agribusiness investment opportunities in a country forecast to have high potential for becoming a global food supplier.

This timely 128-page in-depth report provides a complete guide to Colombia’s most exciting value chains by connecting overall geographic, economic and political contexts with the agricultural sectors that have the most potential.

This report illustrates the most important laws, barriers, incentives and economic aspects to consider before setting up agribusiness or partnering up with Colombian industries.

Key features include:

  • A clear explanation of the main commodities Colombia produces and the crucial aspects to consider before investing
  • Market trend insights that identify new opportunities in the food and related industries to drive profitability
  • Insight into gaining a competitive advantage by understanding the consequences of the peace talks and how they are releasing new commodities for global trade
  • Environmental, political and social threats and how to successfully navigate these issues
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Executive Summary

1. Country Overview
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Location and political divisions
1.3 Climate
1.4 Population
1.5 Economic situation
1.6 Land use overview
1.6.1 Water
1.7 Agricultural overview

2. Main Commodities
2.1 Coffee
2.1.1 Coffee description
2.1.2 Cultivation regions
2.1.3 Cultivation statistics Area harvested Yield Production
2.1.4 Coffee trade US World
2.1.5 Policies Postconflict investments
2.1.6 Coffee SWOT
2.2 Fruit
2.2.1 Fruit description
2.2.2 Cultivated regions
2.2.3 Cultivation statistics Area harvested Yield Production
2.2.4 Trade US World
2.2.5 Policies
2.2.6 Fruit SWOT
2.3 Sugar cane and ethanol
2.3.1 Description
2.3.2 Cultivated regions Non-centrifugal sugar
2.3.3 Cultivation statistics Area harvested Yield Production Seed
2.3.4 Sugar trade US World
2.3.5 Policies
2.3.6 Sugar cane SWOT
2.3.7 Ethanol Ethanol trade Ethanol SWOT
2.4 Palm oil and Biodiesel
2.4.1 Palm oil description
2.4.2 Cultivated regions
2.4.3 Cultivation statistics Area harvested Yield Production
2.4.4 Palm oil trade US World
2.4.5 Palm oil SWOT
2.4.6 Biodiesel Production Biodiesel trade Biodiesel SWOT
2.5 Livestock
2.5.1 Livestock description
2.5.2 Cultivated regions
2.5.3 Cultivation statistics Producing Animals/Slaughtered Yield Production
2.5.4 Trade US World
2.5.5 Aquaculture
2.5.6 Livestock SWOT
2.6 Dairy
2.6.1 Dairy description
2.6.2 Cultivated regions
2.6.3 Cultivation statistics Milk animals Yield Production
2.6.4 Trade US World
2.6.5 Policies
2.6.6 Dairy SWOT
2.7 Cacao
2.7.1 Cacao description
2.7.2 Cultivated regions
2.7.3 Cultivation statistics Area harvested Yield Production
2.7.4 Cacao trade US World
2.7.5 Policy Postconflict investments
2.7.6 Cacao SWOT
2.8 Flowers
2.8.1 Flowers description
2.8.2 Cultivated regions
2.8.3 Trade US World
2.8.4 Flowers SWOT

3. Agricultural Policies, Trade and Institutions
3.1 Agricultural Policy Analysis
3.1.1 Total Support Estimate (TSE)
3.1.2 Producer Support Estimate (PSE)
3.1.3 General Services Support Estimate (GSSE)
3.1.4 Consumer Support Estimate (CSE)
3.2 Trade Agreements
3.2.1 Andean Community-Comunidad Andina (CAN)
3.2.2 Latin American Integration Association (LAIA)
3.2.3 Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the US Cacao for Peace
3.2.4 Agreements with the EU
3.2.5 Impact of TPP and TTIP on Colombian agricultural trade
3.3 National Agricultural Policies
3.3.1 Colombia Siembra (Colombian sows)
3.3.2 Programa de Transformación Productiva (Productive Transformation Program)
3.3.3 Ley ZIDRES
3.3.4 Colombia Sostenible (Sustainable Colombia)
3.3.5 Proyecto de Apoyo a Alianzas Productivas (Productive Alliances Support Program)
3.3.6 Free-Zones
3.3.7 Financing for the agricultural sector
3.3.8 Plan Vallejo - Vallejo Plan
3.3.9 Income tax exemption on late-bearing crops
3.4 Key National Institutions
3.4.1 Procolombia
3.5 New institutional players

4. The impact of FARC peace deals on Colombian agriculture
4.1 The FARC
4.2 Peace deals
4.2.1 General summary Timeline
4.2.2 The peace accord Reforma Rural Integral (RRI) - Integral Rural Reform Political Participation End of the Conflict Solution to the problem of Illicit Drugs Victims of the armed conflict Implementation, verification and countersignature
4.2.3 Reforma Rural Integral (RRI) - Integral Rural Reform
4.3 Opportunities for Agribusiness
4.3.1 Economic development
4.3.2 Land rights
4.3.3 Foreign Investment
4.3.4 Labour

List of Abbreviations



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