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