As the specialized agency of the Inter-American System for agriculture, the
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) supports the
efforts of the Member States to achieve agricultural development and rural
To encourage, promote and support our Member States in their efforts to
achieve agricultural development and rural well-being through international
technical cooperation of excellence.
To create a competitive, inclusive and sustainable inter-American agriculture
that feeds the hemisphere and the world, while at the same time generating
opportunities to reduce hunger and poverty among farmers and rural dwellers.
IICA is characterized by being:
- Committed to accountability
- Environmentally responsible