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

    USDA official draws attention to the high-quality protein in beef and the benefits of consuming it in adequate quantities

    During the National Beef Day celebration in Costa Rica, David Klurfeld, National Program Leader for Human Nutrition of the United States Department of Agriculture, extolled the nutritional benefits of moderate beef consumption.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 10/09/2018

    IICA celebrates 40 years of supporting agricultural and rural development in Trinidad and Tobago

    After 40 years of continuous work in this country, the Inter-American Institute of Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) reaffirms its commitment to continue working with stakeholders to help develop local agricultural and rural sectors.

  • Bridgetown, Barbados
    Tue, 10/09/2018

    IICA – ready to strengthen the development of food production in Barbados

    During a visit to Barbados to attend the Caribbean Week of Agriculture, the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, met in Bridgetown with the country’s Prime Minister, the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, assuring her that the hemispheric organization - which specializes in agricultural development and rural well-being -  would provide technical support for a plan to multiply sheep herds, thereby contributing to food security in this Caribbean country.

  • Brasilia, Brazil
    Tue, 10/09/2018

    International cooperation will allow for undertaking actions to boost food security and rural women’s visibility

    IICA, MDS and FLACSO signed an agreement to generate knowledge related to productive inclusion and cooperative undertakings.

  • Bridgetown, Barbados
    Mon, 10/08/2018

    IICA’s Director General attends Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Barbados and meets with Ministers of Agriculture from the region

    Otero will present the new institutional roadmap of the hemispheric organization to Ministers of Agriculture from the Caribbean. The document proposes the application of a differentiated strategy for the region.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 10/08/2018

    Countries in the Americas to present their positions on biotechnology and biosafety

    Starting today, delegates from 15 countries will share their country’s perspective at a meeting organized by IICA, in preparation for next month’s Conference of the Parties in Egypt. 

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