• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas


  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 07/20/2018

    “It is not a matter of increasing the participation of rural women, but rather, of empowering them”

    Renowned Brazilian sociologist, Miriam Abramovay gave a conference on gender and rural women at the IICA Headquarters.

  • Costa Rica
    Fri, 07/20/2018

    The Caribbean must reduce its multimillion-dollar food import bill, stated the head of the OECS

    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.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 07/19/2018

    IICA fosters public-private dialogue and partnerships to transform the agriculture sector

    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.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 07/19/2018

    IICA and IFAD to assist family farmers in the Americas to improve their resilience to climate change

    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.

  • Saint Lucia
    Thu, 07/19/2018

    Women in agriculture across the region choose new leadership

    Ms. Carmen Nurse is the new President of CANROP.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 07/18/2018

    IICA and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation will work together to drive rural development

    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.”


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