• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas


  • Mexico City
    Sat, 12/01/2018

    Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development and IICA renew commitment to work together.

    Victor Villalobos, Mexico’s new Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER) met with Manuel Otero, Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), during the latter’s visit to attend the inauguration of the new President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 11/30/2018

    IICA takes determined steps to obtain the Ecological Blue Flag

    In 2018, IICA initiated the process to become certified by the Ecological Blue Flag Program under the eco-diplomacy category, by adopting measures to utilize resources in an efficient manner and encouraging other institutions to join the initiative.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 11/29/2018

    A strategic partnership between CAF and IICA will drive the modernization of agriculture in the Americas

    The Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) signed an ambitious cooperation agreement to foster public and private investment in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors, and, in turn, improve the quality of life in rural areas across the continent.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 11/28/2018

    Resilience to climate change is declared a priority for Caribbean countries

    A regional conference organized by the University of the West Indies (UWI) enabled IICA, researchers, representatives of the academic sector, progressive trainees, as well as national, regional and international development agencies to share experiences in order to analyze progress achieved and opportunities as well as identify strategies for overcoming challenges, with the aim of guaranteeing food security in one of the regions that is most vulnerable to climate change.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Fri, 11/23/2018

    Director General of IICA underscored the potential of bioeconomy to mitigate the effects of climate change

    While speaking at the Week of Agriculture and Food in Buenos Aires, Manuel Otero maintained that Latin America can make a significant contribution, by creating sustainable businesses.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 11/23/2018

    Grenada’s agriculture sector develops an action plan to tackle HLB

    IICA launched the initiative at the request of Grenada’s Ministry of Agriculture and Lands to contain the spread of this disease, which is devastating citrus plantations and endangering production in more than a dozen nations worldwide.


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