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  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 03/13/2019

    About 3,000 farmer families in the Central American Dry Corridor will benefit from a project between the European Union and IICA

    The initiative seeks to assist small-scale producers of basic grains in one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change, by boosting their productivity and guaranteeing food security.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 03/12/2019

    IICA contributes to bridging Jamaica’s rural-urban divide

    In collaboration with the University of Technology of Jamaica (Utech, Jamaica), the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) has developed the components and objectives of a Master in Rural Development.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 03/08/2019

    IICA reaffirms its commitment to reducing the inequalities facing women

    The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is adopting an innovative approach and actions to foster the economic independence and empowerment of rural women. The Institute’s decisive actions stem from the recognition of a painful reality: rural women are among the most disadvantaged group of women.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 03/06/2019

    Caribbean Industrial Research Institute and IICA partner to boost agrifood development in the region

    Both entities signed a cooperation agreement that will pave the way for positioning agroindustry as a driver of sustainable economic progress, prompting improvements in the quality of life of people in the Caribbean.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Fri, 03/01/2019

    IICA-SENASA agreement will enable continuous improvement of agricultural health and agrifood safety services in Argentina

    The agreement was signed in Buenos Aires by Ricardo Negri, President of SENASA, and Manuel Otero, Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture. It will contribute to strengthening agricultural health and the quality and safety of agrifood products, enhancing the capacities and services offered by SENASA.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Thu, 02/28/2019

    Argentina’s Secretariat of Science, Technology and Production Innovation and IICA establish a regional platform for Argentina to lead the development of the bioeconomy

    The initiative will be guided by an agreement, signed in Buenos Aires by Lino Barañao, Argentina’s Secretary of Science, Technology and Production Innovation, and Manuel Otero, Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA). Argentina will be at the forefront of bioeconomy development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

     

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