Renowned Brazilian sociologist, Miriam Abramovay gave a conference on gender and rural women at the IICA Headquarters.
The Director General of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Didacus Jules, signed an agreement with IICA to boost food production and safety in the countries of the region.
A high-level forum, which was held during the 38th Regular Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Institute, enabled multinational executives, public authorities and business leaders to share experiences.
The organizations signed a cooperation agreement to undertake a project that will benefit regions in the Mesoamerican Dry Corridor, Northeast Brazil and mid-mountain areas.
Ms. Carmen Nurse is the new President of CANROP.
Jorge Chediek, Director of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation, described the inter-American organization as “an institution that is a model for successful South-South cooperation.”