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

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  • Kingston
    Tue, 05/09/2017

    ​Three dairy farmers’ groups benefit from a robust technical cooperation agreement

    Main actions focus on silvo-pastoral systems, enterprise development plan, capacity building of dairy clusters and data collection.

     

     

  • Antigua and Barbuda
    Tue, 05/02/2017

    Micro-Agro-processors benefit from expert training in bread baking using cassava and sweet potato

    Effort is aimed at affording women an opportunity to learn the art of baking using starchy crops and to improve the production, preparation, distribution and handling of food products.

     

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 04/19/2017

    Canadians’ love for chocolate could prove useful in supporting agricultural communities in Peru

    The average consumption of cacao in Canada amounts to 6.4 kilos per person each year, making the country as the ninth largest consumer of chocolate in the world.

  • Ottawa, ON
    Thu, 03/30/2017

    Making Agriculture Research & Innovation more Impactful

    The Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) recently had representatives from each geo-political region deliberating strategies for working together to address challenges facing global agriculture, against the backdrop of the Sustainable Development Goals. 

  • Ottawa, ON
    Thu, 03/30/2017

    Indulging in Chocolate & Supporting Developing Farming Communities

    Did you know that by eating chocolate you could be supporting farming communities in developing countries?  From cacao seeds to cocoa beans to chocolate bars – a value chain that provides opportunities for trade and development in cacao producing countries.

  • Ottawa, ON
    Thu, 03/30/2017

    North American Workshop on Food Waste Reduction and Recovery

    IICA Canada participated in the North American Workshop on Food Waste Reduction and Recovery held in Toronto, Ontario on Feb. 28th and March 1. 

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