IICA brought together specialists to discuss how to fully capitalize on the potential of the bioeconomy in Latin America and the Caribbean, in order to drive the production development of agriculture and rural territories.
The announcement was made during the ninth Conference of the Parties (COP/MOP-9) in Egypt, during which the Institute highlighted the critical role that technologies play in consolidating the sustainable, comprehensive development of humanity, which is currently undergoing multiple, vertiginous changes.
Officials and technical specialists from Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines attended the “Regional Workshop on Agriculture in the English-speaking Caribbean”, which was held in Buenos Aires, as part of the Argentine Fund for International Cooperation (FO.AR) program of Argentina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Andrés Murchison, Secretary of Food and Bioeconomy of Argentina, and Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, signed a Letter of Intent through which this South American country will assist in disseminating and fostering knowledge and innovations to strengthen bioeconomy-based development.
This program was launched by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) to recognize, promote and enhance expertise on agriculture and rural development in the Americas.
Thanks to an unprecedented partnership with Vogue Magazine, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is mounting an exhibition in Buenos Aires, featuring powerful photographic portrayals of the stories of rural women in Argentina, Brazil, Guatemala and Jamaica.