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  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 10/09/2018

    IICA celebrates 40 years of supporting agricultural and rural development in Trinidad and Tobago

    After 40 years of continuous work in this country, the Inter-American Institute of Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) reaffirms its commitment to continue working with stakeholders to help develop local agricultural and rural sectors.

  • Bridgetown, Barbados
    Tue, 10/09/2018

    IICA – ready to strengthen the development of food production in Barbados

    During a visit to Barbados to attend the Caribbean Week of Agriculture, the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, met in Bridgetown with the country’s Prime Minister, the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, assuring her that the hemispheric organization - which specializes in agricultural development and rural well-being -  would provide technical support for a plan to multiply sheep herds, thereby contributing to food security in this Caribbean country.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 10/08/2018

    Countries in the Americas to present their positions on biotechnology and biosafety

    Starting today, delegates from 15 countries will share their country’s perspective at a meeting organized by IICA, in preparation for next month’s Conference of the Parties in Egypt. 

  • Bridgetown, Barbados
    Mon, 10/08/2018

    IICA’s Director General attends Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Barbados and meets with Ministers of Agriculture from the region

    Otero will present the new institutional roadmap of the hemispheric organization to Ministers of Agriculture from the Caribbean. The document proposes the application of a differentiated strategy for the region.

  • Brasilia, Brazil
    Fri, 10/05/2018

    Latin American and Caribbean countries seek joint strategies to ensure the protection of consumer health in international food trade

    In preparation for the international meetings of the Codex Alimentarius Committee, a colloquium was held in Brazil, where participants discussed varying perspectives on the issues of food hygiene, human nutrition and antimicrobial resistance.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 10/05/2018

    IICA and Vogue, an unprecedented partnership to share the stories of rural female workers

    A team from the Brazilian edition of Vogue magazine traveled across four countries in the Americas to share the stories of women who live off the land and who, in many ways, sow a fairer society.

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