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


  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 12/14/2018

    IICA calls for an acceleration of the process to transform agriculture in America’s tropical belt countries

    Sitting on a panel with agriculture sector leaders at the Toronto Global Forum, Manuel Otero, the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), called for productivity shortcomings to be addressed.

  • Santiago, Chile
    Wed, 12/12/2018

    Chile, Mexico and Peru agree to create the Agricultural Council of the Pacific Alliance, with support from IICA

    The Ministers of Agriculture of Chile, Mexico and Peru will meet in March 2019 to sign a joint work agreement within the framework of the Pacific Alliance. The joint efforts will focus on sustainable development, rural well-being and agricultural trade.

  • Mexico City
    Sat, 12/01/2018

    Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development and IICA renew commitment to work together.

    Victor Villalobos, Mexico’s new Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER) met with Manuel Otero, Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), during the latter’s visit to attend the inauguration of the new President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 11/30/2018

    IICA takes determined steps to obtain the Ecological Blue Flag

    In 2018, IICA initiated the process to become certified by the Ecological Blue Flag Program under the eco-diplomacy category, by adopting measures to utilize resources in an efficient manner and encouraging other institutions to join the initiative.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 11/29/2018

    A strategic partnership between CAF and IICA will drive the modernization of agriculture in the Americas

    The Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) signed an ambitious cooperation agreement to foster public and private investment in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors, and, in turn, improve the quality of life in rural areas across the continent.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 11/28/2018

    Resilience to climate change is declared a priority for Caribbean countries

    A regional conference organized by the University of the West Indies (UWI) enabled IICA, researchers, representatives of the academic sector, progressive trainees, as well as national, regional and international development agencies to share experiences in order to analyze progress achieved and opportunities as well as identify strategies for overcoming challenges, with the aim of guaranteeing food security in one of the regions that is most vulnerable to climate change.


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