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  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 12/17/2018

    Bioeconomy: Costa Rica’s bid to develop agriculture and rural areas

    Throughout this year, the Central American country has been preparing a national strategy on this issue, with input from public institutions involved in science, technology, the environment and agriculture.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 12/14/2018

    Experiences in seven countries will inform IICA’s bioeconomy strategies for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Experiences in the United States, Germany, Colombia, Spain, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia and the European Union will provide a frame of reference for the development of methodological guidelines and analyses. 

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 12/14/2018

    IICA calls for an acceleration of the process to transform agriculture in America’s tropical belt countries

    Sitting on a panel with agriculture sector leaders at the Toronto Global Forum, Manuel Otero, the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), called for productivity shortcomings to be addressed.

  • Santiago, Chile
    Wed, 12/12/2018

    Chile, Mexico and Peru agree to create the Agricultural Council of the Pacific Alliance, with support from IICA

    The Ministers of Agriculture of Chile, Mexico and Peru will meet in March 2019 to sign a joint work agreement within the framework of the Pacific Alliance. The joint efforts will focus on sustainable development, rural well-being and agricultural trade.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 12/11/2018

    “Ecuador is seeking to boost its agriculture sector by strengthening its relationship with IICA”

    Xavier Lazo Guerrero, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of Ecuador, had a meeting in Costa Rica with the Director General of IICA, Manuel Otero, and expressed his intention to strengthen the agriculture and livestock sector through cooperation.

  • Mexico City
    Sat, 12/01/2018

    Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development and IICA renew commitment to work together.

    Victor Villalobos, Mexico’s new Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER) met with Manuel Otero, Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), during the latter’s visit to attend the inauguration of the new President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

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