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  • Buenos Aires
    Fri, 09/21/2018

    The Ministers of Agriculture of the Southern Agricultural Council (CAS) met in Buenos Aires

    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.

  • Buenos Aires
    Wed, 09/19/2018

    IICA and the Province of Buenos Aires will combine efforts to improve the competitiveness of small- and medium-scale producers

    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.

  • Buenos Aires
    Tue, 09/18/2018

    Otero appealed for improvements in infrastructure, integration and trade to boost rural productivity in the Americas

    The Director General of IICA participated in the summit of the G20’s think tank engagement group, which will submit policy recommendations to the leaders of this global forum.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 09/17/2018

    IICA and the FDA to train professionals from 13 countries in the hemisphere on the standard for exporting fresh agricultural produce to the United States

    Starting today, the professionals are receiving training at a regional workshop in Costa Rica, sharing expertise and information with exporters, producers and academics. The event was declared open by the United States Ambassador to Costa Rica, Sharon Day, and IICA’s Deputy Director General, Lloyd Day.

  • Buenos Aires
    Mon, 09/17/2018

    Otero delivers a presentation on policies for food security and sustainable agriculture at the T20 Summit

    The Summit of the G20 engagement group will bring together experts from the world’s main think tanks, government officials, representatives of international organizations and leaders of the business community.

  • Buenos Aires
    Wed, 09/12/2018

    IICA expert maintains that ePhyto will assist countries to abide by the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

    Robert Ahern, head of Agricultural Health and Food Safety (AHFS) at the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), argued that the challenge the region faces in implementing electronic phytosanitary certification, which will prove critical to market access, will be to adjust for the differences in each country.  

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