Representatives from six countries met to discuss actions for the region’s social and economic development, with IICA’s participation.
The agreement was signed by Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, and the Chilean Undersecretary of Agriculture, Alfonso Vargas.
The plan to boost agricultural activity and rural progress in the Americas was presented by the head of IICA, Manuel Otero, to the LXI Meeting of the Executive Committee of PROCISUR.
The Institute made the request during a debate on rural development organized by Women 20 (W20), the women’s affinity group of the G20, which will present its recommendations to the leaders of that forum of developed and emerging nations.
Farmers, extension officers and input suppliers benefited from the training.
Representatives of the public and private sector and international organizations defined strategies to provide stimulus to a promising new player.