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  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 05/17/2019

    IICA and French cooperation organization will renew partnership to strengthen agriculture in the Americas

    Agreement will capitalize on the work carried out by the PROCAGICA program, which is executed by IICA in Central America to combat coffee leaf rust, and in which CIRAD is involved as a strategic partner. 

  • Washington
    Thu, 05/16/2019

    After receiving a strong endorsement from the OAS for its institutional activities, IICA held talks to strengthen its work program with the USDA

    The Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, strengthened the joint work program with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which focuses on the promotion of the intensive use of technology to raise productivity, and Codex Alimentarius standards.

  • Washington
    Thu, 05/16/2019

    At the OAS, Member States praise IICA’s contributions to economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Following the presentation made by the Director General of the Institute on his agency’s work in 2018, the Ambassadors and High-level Representatives to the Organization of American States (OAS) of Argentina, Bolivia, Canada, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Paraguay, the United States and Uruguay, among other nations, applauded the actions of the specialized organization and its contributions to economic and social development in Latin America.

  • Washington
    Wed, 05/15/2019

    Member States express strong support for IICA’s institutional work during OAS Permanent Council session

    In Washington, D.C., the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, presented IICA’s 2018 Annual Report to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS); the report corresponding to Otero’s first year in office received widespread support from the Ambassadors and Representatives of the Institute’s 34 Member States.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 05/14/2019

    Costa Rican rural women will strengthen their entrepreneurial skills

    Partnership between IICA and Costa Rica’s Ministry of Labor will aim to generate better production conditions in vulnerable rural communities across the country.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 05/14/2019

    Central America aims to reduce the impact of antimicrobial resistance in the agrifood chain

    Countries are making headway in developing a regional strategy and national surveillance plans to prevent and control this problem in animal-based products.

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