IICA and the USDA will organize four virtual meetings to enable the 33 member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to reach a consensus regarding proposed Codex Alimentarius food safety standards.
Family farmers, small and medium-scale producers, agricultural entrepreneurs and extension workers from 16 Latin American countries received the certification.
Authorities of the Ministry of Agriculture of China and IICA identified possible areas of cooperation.
The OAS, the governments of Costa Rica and Argentina, and SICA share a common vision with the new Director General of IICA to prioritize efforts geared toward stimulating the development of rural areas.
Both organizations will work toward a sustainable agriculture at the service of people.
The South American was sworn as the head of this international organization, which for 75 years has promoted the well-being of agriculture and rural development.