Latin America and Caribbean Seasonal Monitor - December 2012
Average Apante production anticipated in Central America
• The forecast for the December 2012 – March 2013 Apante season indicates average rainfall is likely (Figure 1).
• Recent field assessments in Haiti confirmed significant crop damage with second-season harvests 50-75 percent of average due to poor seasonal performance and damages from Tropical Storms Sandy and Isaac.
• Average Postrera harvests are expected from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua.