Addressing the challenges of climate change thorugh disastres risk management will be the focus of a two-day meeting hosted by INTRA-ACP APP, and project funded by the European Union.
IICA as lead implementing agency seeks to strengthen capacities in three major areas: legislation, coordination and capacity building.
Efforts are being made to strengthen the capacity of CARIFORUM countries to respond rapidly to food safety events through an action that aims to improve the traceability of food and the recall of food and food products.
With support from IICA, representatives from Jamaica, Haiti, Antigua and Barbuda, Suriname and Guyana received training in sustainable soil management practices and processes for remediating soil degradation.
The Minister of Agriculture of the Nevis Island Administration, Alexis Jeffers, met with senior authorities of IICA to discuss various challenges the island faces in achieving greater agricultural development.
Twelve countries from the CARIFORUM Region met at the 21st Meeting of the Coordinating Group of Pesticides Control Boards of the Caribbean (CGPC) in Belize to discuss responsible pest and pesticide management in the Sub-region.