Officials and technical specialists from Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines attended the “Regional Workshop on Agriculture in the English-speaking Caribbean”, which was held in Buenos Aires, as part of the Argentine Fund for International Cooperation (FO.AR) program of Argentina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Andrés Murchison, Secretary of Food and Bioeconomy of Argentina, and Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, signed a Letter of Intent through which this South American country will assist in disseminating and fostering knowledge and innovations to strengthen bioeconomy-based development.
This program was launched by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) to recognize, promote and enhance expertise on agriculture and rural development in the Americas.
Balbo, Argentina’s first female oenologist, has been operating her own winery since 1999, and is internationally renowned for the quality and charm of her products.
Thanks to an unprecedented partnership with Vogue Magazine, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is mounting an exhibition in Buenos Aires, featuring powerful photographic portrayals of the stories of rural women in Argentina, Brazil, Guatemala and Jamaica.
The organizations will devise a framework agreement to facilitate joint initiatives in areas such as biotechnology, bioinputs, pollination and food production.