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


  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 10/31/2018

    For his contributions to sustainable development, IICA appoints Garden Pool’s CEO as a Goodwill Ambassador

    Based in Arizona, USA, Garden Pool is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to research and the development of educational strategies related to sustainable food production methods. Its CEO, Dennis McClung, is the first Goodwill Ambassador to be appointed under IICA’s new program.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 10/30/2018

    Infrastructural gaps: stumbling blocks to the development of Caribbean countries

    Study maintains that improvements in port infrastructure will foster smooth and secure trade flow of food products as well as the development of small farmers in the region.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 10/29/2018

    Caribbean market seeks to strengthen trade links by eliminating non-tariff barriers

    Agricultural authorities in CARICOM, producers and international organizations believe that there is an urgent need for measures to modernize the legal framework; clear sanitary and phytosanitary regulations; political will and greater dialogue between nations, if intraregional trade is to increase.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 10/29/2018

    World agriculture to benefit from a new tool to facilitate effective climate change adaptation

    This comes in the form of a report prepared for the recently created Global Center on Adaptation (GCA), to which IICA was a co-contributor.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 10/26/2018

    Sharon Day, U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, met with the Director General of IICA

    During the meeting, which was held at the request of the head of the Institute, Manuel Otero, the officials explored areas in which it would be possible to increase cooperation between IICA, the government of the United States of America and its specialized agencies, as well as between the hemispheric agency and the U.S. private sector.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 10/24/2018

    WTO and IICA to train professionals from 11 countries of the Americas in the application of sanitary measures for agrifood trade

    The course will be delivered in a face to face format in Geneva, Switzerland, and will be attended by 25 specialists in the area.  The training will take place over the next three weeks.


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