Initiative sought to promote backyard gardening and encourage the 4-H’ers to practise some backyard gardening at their homes.
The Director General of IICA presented the Institute’s 2016 Annual Report to the Permanent Council of the OAS. Country representatives highlighted the Institute’s contributions to agriculture in the hemisphere.
The average consumption of cacao in Canada amounts to 6.4 kilos per person each year, making the country as the ninth largest consumer of chocolate in the world.
Countries analyzed the challenges and opportunities resulting from the establishment of maximum residue limits for pesticides in agricultural products.
The IICA Representative in Suriname reported to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries the main achievements in 2016 and presented the main focuses for 2017.
Brazilian case shows that geographic planning, through hydro-information systems, allows for integrated planning and efficient use of water, energy, and food resources.