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


  • Zaragoza, Spain
    Mon, 04/08/2019

    IICA highlights the situation of rural youth in the Americas at an event in Spain

    The Institute believes that rural youth can be the catalysts for positive social, economic, and environmental changes in their own communities.

  • Mexico City
    Fri, 04/05/2019

    Microsoft, Global Hitss and IICA join forces to drive the digital transformation of agriculture in Latin America

    The three entities have established a partnership to drive the development of technological solutions, with the aim of bridging the digital gap in the agriculture sector of Latin America and the Caribbean. The first programs, which will involve the creation of apps for water and pest management, as well as chatbots to assist farmers, will be launched in Argentina and Brazil.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 04/02/2019

    Costa Rica cocoa producers to benefit from a new development plan for the sector

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica (MAG), with the support of IICA, spearheaded an initiative to increase the competitiveness of smallholder cocoa farmers in the Northern Huetar, Caribbean Huetar and Brunca regions.

  • Mexico City, Mexico
    Tue, 04/02/2019

    Mexico and IICA will intensify cooperation actions for the development of the agriculture sector

    Víctor Villalobos Arámbula, Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Manuel Otero, the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), have committed to redouble joint efforts for the benefit of the Mexican agriculture sector.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 03/29/2019

    Partnership between the Pan-American Development Foundation (PADF) and IICA to benefit vulnerable communities in the Americas

    Programs in both organizations will focus on promoting inclusion and empowerment through initiatives targeting vulnerable communities, such as migrants, women and young people from rural areas, people of African descent, and indigenous peoples. Katie Taylor, Executive Director of PADF, and Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA discussed joint actions in the Central American Dry Corridor, Haiti and Colombia.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 03/28/2019

    Costa Rica and IICA drive strategy for the digital transformation of the agriculture sector

    Productivity and competitiveness will be fostered through the implementation of disruptive technologies, such as drones, sensors, precision agriculture, Big Data, Internet of Things and artificial intelligence, among other technologies.


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