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  • Otawa, Canada
    Mon, 11/14/2016

    Jamaica seeks to improve its goat breeding industry based on Canada’s experiences with small ruminant genetics

    The Jamaica Small Ruminants Association hopes to adopt Canadian best practices in the Caribbean country.

  • Paramaribo, Suriname
    Fri, 11/11/2016

    Donation of cassava graters and smoke houses will help improve the standards of processed agricultural products in Suriname

    The initiative was executed by IICA as part of  the EU funded Intra-ACP Agriculture Policy Programme (APP) under the specific activity, “Enhancing operational and business efficiencies of small and medium size food processors in Suriname”. 

  • Cayman Islands
    Fri, 10/28/2016

    IICA calls for investment in agricultural research

    The recommendation was made by the Director General of IICA at the official opening ceremony of the 14th Caribbean Week of Agriculture.

  • “Agriculture plays a vital role in the Caribbean Region, not only in growing countries’ economies, but also in energizing other activities and linkages in areas such as production, tourism, culture, gastronomy, and food and nutritional security”, said Villalobos.
    Cayman Islands
    Wed, 10/26/2016

    Agribusinesses: an opportunity to enhance agricultural development in the Caribbean

    The Director General of IICA spoke during the opening session of an Agribusiness Workshop held within the framework of the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 2016.

  • México
    Thu, 10/20/2016

    Mexico strengthens its partnership with the Caribbean for the benefit of rural development

    During a meeting organized with support from IICA, the Ministers of Agriculture of Mexico and the Caribbean highlighted the need to improve regional collaboration.

  • U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
    San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 10/18/2016

    Professionals from the Caribbean are certified as instructors in food safety preventive controls

    A total of 33 food safety professionals from Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago were certified by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA). The training was organized by the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).

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