From harmonizing product terms, to sharing Best Practices, to promoting greater market transparency –The MIOA is working well for producers and buyers in the Americas.
IICA hosted a roundtable discussion related to sanitary and phytosanitary negotiations, which included the participation of representatives of the international agrifood community and importers from Canada, the European Union and the United States.
The General Secretariat of the Andean Community (SGCAN) and IICA hosted a training session led by specialists of both entities as well as the European Union.
The Interns were introduced to commercial mushroom production, veterinary services, aquaponics and organic farming.
IICA’s renewal measures are prompting a more proactive attitude among countries in the Institute’s governing bodies. The Executive Committee approved the 2020-2021 budget and the key areas of focus of the meeting of Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas, which will be held in October in Costa Rica.
IICA will coordinate a project aimed at increasing honey production in Caribbean countries, using a new variety of beehives.