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  • Brasilia, Brazil
    Thu, 10/04/2018

    Specialists from 14 Latin American and Caribbean countries meet to discuss food safety standards

    Food hygiene, nutrition and food for special dietary uses, and antimicrobial resistance are some of the topics on the agenda of a colloquium organized by IICA in Brazil. The activity is being held to prepare for the upcoming international meetings of Codex Alimentarius committees.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Tue, 10/02/2018

    Tackling rural women’s invisibility is crucial to promoting development and banishing malnutrition

    During the Summit of the W20 - the G20 engagement group on gender equality - experts from IICA, the UN and the World Bank agreed that improving working and living conditions for rural women is crucial to promoting development. IICA is co-chair of W20 in its work on Rural Women.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 09/27/2018

    IICA and Winrock International join hands to strengthen agriculture and combat climate change

    Officials from the Institute met in Costa Rica with representatives of this U.S. company to establish the framework for joint action.

  • Buenos Aires
    Fri, 09/21/2018

    The Ministers of Agriculture of the Southern Agricultural Council (CAS) met in Buenos Aires

    The ministers analyzed several topics, including international cooperation between CAS and international agencies. The Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, shared the hemispheric organization’s different guidelines for technical cooperation with the senior officials.

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    Brasília, Brasil
    Fri, 09/21/2018

    Interáguas strengthens water resource management in Brazil

    IICA fostered international technical cooperation throughout the development of the Water Sector Development Program (Interáguas) in Brasil.

  • Buenos Aires
    Wed, 09/19/2018

    IICA and the Province of Buenos Aires will combine efforts to improve the competitiveness of small- and medium-scale producers

    The agreement between the Institute and Buenos Aires’ Ministry of Agroindustry will seek to strengthen the capacity of players in the agrifood sector, providing them with the tools needed to access markets in a sustainable manner.

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