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


  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 08/08/2019

    6,000 small-scale coffee farms in Central America and the Dominican Republic boosted their sustainability

    Since 2016, the Central American Program for Integrated Coffee Rust Management (PROCAGICA), which is funded by the European Union and implemented by IICA, has been fostering the modernization of farms and integrated crop management in this sector.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 08/07/2019

    Speaking in Argentina, IICA’s Director General appeals for support to develop agriculture in Central America and the Caribbean

    Manuel Otero addressed the Congress of the Argentine No-Till Farmers Association (AAPRESID), where he called for the strengthening of supranational institutions to assist in tackling the devastating effects of climate change. He also urged countries with developed agriculture sectors to provide greater support to Central America and the Caribbean.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 08/05/2019

    Rural women entrepreneurs strengthened their capabilities through a course delivered by the Ministry of Labor of Costa Rica and IICA

    They received training in empowerment, entrepreneurship, e-commerce, accounting, office automation and food handling.

  • Washington, United States
    Tue, 07/30/2019

    The IICA Representation in the US hosts the Executive Committee Meeting of the Market Information Organization of the Americas (MIOA)

    From harmonizing product terms, to sharing Best Practices, to promoting greater market transparency –The MIOA is working well for producers and buyers in the Americas.

  • Castries, St. Lucia
    Tue, 07/23/2019

    IICA facilitates internships for secondary students to build interest in agriculture careers

    The Interns were introduced to commercial mushroom production, veterinary services, aquaponics and organic farming.

  • Washington D.C., EE.UU.
    Tue, 07/23/2019

    IICA fosters dialogue in Washington on antimicrobial resistance and its impact on trade

    IICA hosted a roundtable discussion related to sanitary and phytosanitary negotiations, which included the participation of representatives of the international agrifood community and importers from Canada, the European Union and the United States.


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