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  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 02/08/2019

    Global conference in Costa Rica receives ecological award in recognition of its sustainability and food waste reduction efforts

    The UN Sustainable Food Systems Program event, which was held at the headquarters of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), received the Ecological Blue Flag (BAE) award in the special events category.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 02/08/2019

    Experts assembled at IICA to discuss how to develop sustainable food systems

    One hundred and fifty specialists gathered at the Headquarters of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) to attend the II Global Conference of the UN Sustainable Food Systems Program. Discussions focused on the need to ensure a balance between food production and the health of the planet.

  • Berlin, Germany
    Thu, 02/07/2019

    Bayer-IICA Agreement will promote food security and sustainable development in agriculture

    Access to technology, health, and training are the salient features of an agreement that was signed at Fruit Logistica 2019.

  • Brasília, Brasil
    Thu, 02/07/2019

    IICA will collaborate with the Brazilian government to foster dam safety

    The Ministry of Regional Development disseminated Brazil’s Strategic Action Plan for the Rehabilitation of Dams, a product of technical cooperation with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 01/31/2019

    Ten countries in the Americas to be equipped with an integrated early warning system to tackle coffee leaf rust

    Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru, Jamaica and Dominican Republic are part of this initiative, which will benefit 5,000,000 people in the region who directly depend on the production of this crop.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 01/23/2019

    The Director General of IICA expresses his concern regarding the situation in Venezuela and offers the Institute’s support for a democratic transition

    Manuel Otero will make the organization’s technical capacity available to the country’s constitutional authorities to contribute to rebuilding Venezuela’s food production and trade system.

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