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


  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 07/17/2019

    Costa Rica officially launches its Fab Lab: an innovation lab for agriculture

    The new lab is an initiative spearheaded by Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT) of Costa Rica and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation for Agriculture (IICA). The initiative may be replicated in other Latin American and Caribbean countries. 

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 07/16/2019

    In partnership with the Carolina Foundation and FUNIBER, IICA increases academic options for young professionals

     Agricultural engineering, nutrition, food biotechnology, environmental management, business and other agriculture-related studies are just some of the options available to students in the Americas.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 07/16/2019

    Director General of IICA receives strong support for institutional modernization process

    The Executive Committee, a governing body of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), brought together delegates from about twenty countries in San Jose, Costa Rica. The participants expressed strong support for the institutional modernization process led by Director General Manuel Otero.

  • Mexico City
    Mon, 07/15/2019

    IICA presents a proposal to strengthen Mexico’s cow’s milk chain

    The proposal is in response to a request by the country’s Executive Commission for Cow’s Milk (CEBL - Spanish acronym), which is seeking to strengthen the institutional framework and governance of the sector.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 07/15/2019

    FDA and IICA train agricultural instructors on the requirements for exporting fresh produce to the United States

    A course carried out in Costa Rica will equip 56 delegates from eight Latin American countries to provide training on this regulation to producers, academics and officers involved in the production and commercialization of fresh fruits and vegetables for the U.S. market.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 07/11/2019

    Microsoft and IICA create open access video platform on agriculture

    IICA Play is a new tool for reducing digital and education divides. Producers across the hemisphere will have access to more than one hundred videos with technical and educational content related to agriculture, ranging from the efficient use of natural resources to methods of treating plant health diseases.


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