IICA facilitates visit of tissue culture expert from Mexico
A mission, led by the IICA delegations in Canada, Peru and the Dominican Republic, provided an opportunity to share practical and useful recommendations on value added cocoa processing and to validate a robust business model for small scale producers.
A mission comprising 17 participants from Peru, Canada and the Dominican Republic concluded 4 days of one-on-one interactions, training, site visits and meetings.
The congress will take place in Jalisco from 24-26 August 2016, at the Southern Region University Center (CUSUR) in Mexico and will bring together more than 500 stakeholders of the avocado industry.
At a competition, supported by IICA and two ministries, local woman producers had the opportunity to expose processed products made with mango.
IICA was instrumental in facilitating the first Agritourism Workshop in the Republic of Vanuatu, a pacific island nation located 1750 kilometers east of Australia.