The Minister of Agriculture of the Nevis Island Administration, Alexis Jeffers, met with senior authorities of IICA to discuss various challenges the island faces in achieving greater agricultural development.
In 2015, the Center fielded over 400 technical queries about market access for agricultural products and trade and agricultural policies in the Americas.
An IICA project seeks to ensure the sustainability of cocoa production by promoting value-added products.
Forty-five mango producers participated in a workshop to learn how to add more value to the processing of mango, one of the most prolific and productive fruits grown in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
The IICA Representative in Guyana provided an overview of the Institute’s main achievements in the previous year.
A meeting supported by IICA, the European Union, and Colombia’s Presidential Agency for International Cooperation enabled specialists engaged in promoting the crop to learn about new forms of marketing that could boost markets for the product.