• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas


  • San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 11/07/2017

    Ministers of Agriculture discuss the need for Codex Alimentarius standards to facilitate international trade

    Experts highlighted the fundamental role of Codex in helping countries produce and trade safe food.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 10/30/2017

    Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas applaud the achievements of Victor Villalobos at the helm of IICA

    Villalobos recently discussed the results of his two terms as Director General to a gathering in Costa Rica of 32 delegations from the region's ministries of agriculture.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 10/26/2017

    ECLAC, FAO and IICA: Improving productivity in a sustainable and inclusive manner is the main challenge facing agriculture

    The report “Outlook for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Americas 2017-2018,” which details the prospects for agriculture, was presented to the Ministers of Agriculture of the hemisphere in Costa Rica.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 10/26/2017

    Manuel Otero is elected Director General of IICA

    On 15 January 2018, the Argentinian veterinarian will assume his new position for a period of four years.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 10/25/2017

    Meeting of the Inter-American Board of Agriculture is underway at IICA Headquarters

    The Ministers of Agriculture of 34 countries of the hemisphere are holding their biannual meeting within the framework of the 75th anniversary of the specialized agency for agriculture of the Inter-American System.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 10/11/2017

    Costa Rica will be the venue for the upcoming meeting of the Inter-American Board of Agriculture

    Ministers from thirty-four countries in the hemisphere will meet at IICA Headquarters to be informed of the results achieved by the Institute over the last eight years and to elect a new Director General.  


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