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  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 10/26/2017

    ECLAC, FAO and IICA: Improving productivity in a sustainable and inclusive manner is the main challenge facing agriculture

    The report “Outlook for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Americas 2017-2018,” which details the prospects for agriculture, was presented to the Ministers of Agriculture of the hemisphere in Costa Rica.

  • NAFTA
    Washington, D.C. / USA
    Mon, 10/02/2017

    IICA convenes dialogue with producers on the future of agri-food trade in the Northern region

    Every dollar and pound of food traded represents the efforts of millions of workers along the agricultural value chains.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 07/27/2017

    Integrated and differentiated agricultural policies can contribute to achieving sustainable development objectives

    A new IICA publication brings together experiences in the Americas, China and the EU on this topic; readers are urged to take advantage of it to replicate actions in other countries around the hemisphere.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 04/04/2017

    106 new professionals will be able to assist their countries in complying with requirements for exporting processed food to the U.S.

    The initiative, executed by IICA, USDA-FAS and USAID, seeks to support capacity-building in strategic topics for the countries.

  • Madrid, Spain
    Wed, 03/29/2017

    ​​International experts agree on the need to foster agricultural research

    This conclusion was drawn from the 2nd Congress on Agricultural Research for Development, held this month in Madrid.

  • Washington, D.C.
    Wed, 03/08/2017

    Women in agricultural development: the challenging task of coordinating multilateral collaboration

    Women are the world’s food producers, making up 43% of the global agriculture labor force. Women tend dairy cows, conserve indigenous seeds, grow gardens for schools, harvest coffee, and carry out many other –frequently unpaid- tasks. Yet, often times their hard work is taken for granted when we enjoy our meals.  It is important to invest in women farmers and make sure that they have the same access to resources - including knowledge and technologies – as men.

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