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  • Bogotá, Colombia
    Tue, 11/06/2018

    Rural areas as the cornerstone for development - the main theme of the XII International Forum on Territorial Development

    Officials, experts and academics from 12 countries are attending the Forum, which Colombia is hosting for the first time. It will seek to develop concrete proposals on how to successfully tackle the challenges of rural development, with a territorial focus, and also to expand knowledge networks in Latin America.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 11/06/2018

    Biofortification of food crops: the remedy for malnutrition in the Caribbean

    Ministries of Agriculture and international organizations are seeking to develop varieties of micronutrient-rich foods to reduce the high incidence of conditions such as cancer, obesity, heart disease and diabetes in the Caribbean region.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 10/31/2018

    Microsoft-IICA Agreement will boost innovation and the use of technology in the agriculture sector of the Americas

    Today, the technological company and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture formalized a strategic relationship to facilitate the implementation of the Internet of Things, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in the agriculture sector of the Americas.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 10/31/2018

    For his contributions to sustainable development, IICA appoints Garden Pool’s CEO as a Goodwill Ambassador

    Based in Arizona, USA, Garden Pool is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to research and the development of educational strategies related to sustainable food production methods. Its CEO, Dennis McClung, is the first Goodwill Ambassador to be appointed under IICA’s new program.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 10/30/2018

    Infrastructural gaps: stumbling blocks to the development of Caribbean countries

    Study maintains that improvements in port infrastructure will foster smooth and secure trade flow of food products as well as the development of small farmers in the region.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 10/29/2018

    World agriculture to benefit from a new tool to facilitate effective climate change adaptation

    This comes in the form of a report prepared for the recently created Global Center on Adaptation (GCA), to which IICA was a co-contributor.

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