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.
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.
Officials from the Institute met in Costa Rica with representatives of this U.S. company to establish the framework for joint action.
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.
IICA fostered international technical cooperation throughout the development of the Water Sector Development Program (Interáguas) in Brasil.
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.