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  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 10/17/2018

    Women’s incorporation into the job market is key for development and poverty reduction

    Susana Balbo, Chair of W20, a G20 engagement group, made this statement during her visit to IICA Headquarters in Costa Rica, where she participated in the Institute’s commemoration of the International Day of Rural Women.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 10/16/2018

    IICA adopts three cooperation agreements for the benefit of rural women in Brazil, Central America and the Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica

    The agreements will seek to foster greater access to technologies and provide greater visibility for the work carried out by rural women. 

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 10/16/2018

    IICA presented its strategies for rural women and paid tribute to them on their day

    In a ceremony attended by guests from around the world, the specialized agency for agriculture and rural development in the Inter-American System disclosed that its initiatives for rural women will foster and promote financial independence, entrepreneurship and the increased participation of women in decision-making forums.

  • Bridgetown, Barbados
    Fri, 10/12/2018

    Caribbean Ministers of Agriculture are advised of IICA’s differentiated strategies for the region

    Included in the plans are the strengthening of strategic alliances, mobilization of human and financial resources, and improvements to increase the impact of existing programs, with a view to bolstering the production of quality foods and intraregional trade

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 10/12/2018

    IICA celebrates International Day of Rural Women

    During a major event on October 16, IICA will present its strategies to support rural female workers, as well as two institutional initiatives: the book “Warriors – Rural Women Around the World” - which includes photographs by award-winning photojournalist Sebastião Salgado - and a photography exhibition resulting from a partnership with Vogue Brazil.

  • Bridgetown, Barbados
    Thu, 10/11/2018

    IICA introduces Caribbean countries to a project aimed at creating a Global Center for Resilient Agriculture in Dominica

    After overcoming one of the most critical stages of the reconstruction process following the devastation caused by hurricanes in 2017, this Caribbean nation anticipates that the project will create a powerful knowledge-sharing forum of great relevance to Eastern Caribbean countries.

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