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  • San José
    Thu, 03/23/2017

    IICA study reveals benefits of the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program of Canada for Latin American and Caribbean countries

    The report highlights the improvement of socio-economic conditions for workers and their families, and stresses the need to improve knowledge transfer from Canadian farm businesses to the home countries of participants.

  • Bridgetown
    Wed, 03/15/2017

    Capacity boost for CARIFORUM towards international market presence of goods

    An event held in Barbados helped to determine critical factors for Caribbean countries to successfully capitalize on international and regional market opportunities.

  • Antigua and Barbuda
    Thu, 03/09/2017

    Donation of multi-crates will help improve the quality of post harvesting in agriculture

    The donation of 850 multi-crates will ensure a constant supply of fresh produce to markets for income generation and for food security. The initiative was carried out by the Intra-ACP Agricultural Policy Programme (APP), executed by IICA and funded by the EU.

  • Grenada
    Thu, 03/09/2017

    Grenada root crop farmers received donation of plastic packaging crates

    Benefit distribution is part of the actions carried out by the Agriculture Policy Programme (APP)implemented by IICA, CARICOM and CARDI.

  • Washington, D.C.
    Wed, 03/08/2017

    Women in agricultural development: the challenging task of coordinating multilateral collaboration

    Women are the world’s food producers, making up 43% of the global agriculture labor force. Women tend dairy cows, conserve indigenous seeds, grow gardens for schools, harvest coffee, and carry out many other –frequently unpaid- tasks. Yet, often times their hard work is taken for granted when we enjoy our meals.  It is important to invest in women farmers and make sure that they have the same access to resources - including knowledge and technologies – as men.

  • Guyana
    Thu, 03/02/2017

    Private and public sector in Guyana get together to discuss challenges and achievements in smart agriculture

    A webinar, organized by IICA, facilitated discussion on how local agriculture can participate in and support Guyana’s National Determined Contributions. 

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