They called on research centers and international funding and cooperation organizations to support national, regional and hemispheric programs that will foster increased productivity across the continent.
Specialists from IICA, FAO, and ECLAC presented an analysis of the challenges faced by, and opportunities for agriculture in the region during a high-level technical forum held in Mexico.
Productivity and sustainability in the rural areas of the region will be the key issues addressed at this inter-American ministerial meeting.
International agricultural experts contributed their knowledge to the construction of a hemispheric agenda designed to help improve agricultural productivity in a sustainable and inclusive manner.
At an activity being held prior to the most important ministerial meeting on agriculture in the Americas, the delegates are discussing an inter-American declaration intended to promote agricultural productivity and rural inclusion.
Costa Rica is one of the countries participating in the most important agricultural ministerial meeting of the Americas.