• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Our commitment: Results


  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 03/14/2018

    IICA implements program to develop sanitary and phytosanitary leaders in Latin America

    16 plant health, animal health, and food safety professionals will have tools and skills to implement substantive changes in their countries.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 03/07/2018

    Canada shares the latest modifications to their food safety regulations with Costa Rican exporters

    With support from IICA, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency presented the most significant modifications to its food safety system, which will become effective this year.

  • Mexico City
    Mon, 03/05/2018

    IICA and Mexico increase cooperation in agrifood health

    The Director General of IICA stated that the new cooperation actions will focus on strengthening the support that IICA provides to biofactories in their efforts to control different types of fruit flies, including the Mediterranean fruit fly.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 03/01/2018

    An agreement with IICA will enable Costa Rica to modernize its control system for food of animal origin

    As the result of a partnership with the Institute, Costa Rica’s National Animal Health Service (SENASA) will benefit from a computer tool that will strengthen the inspection, control and surveillance processes of facilities that prepare products for human consumption.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 02/14/2018

    LAC prepares to consolidate regional positions on food safety

    IICA and the USDA will organize four virtual meetings to enable the 33 member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to reach a consensus regarding proposed Codex Alimentarius food safety standards. 

  • San José, Costa Rica.
    Tue, 02/13/2018

    IICA and Bayer certify 142 persons in good agricultural practices

    Family farmers, small and medium-scale producers, agricultural entrepreneurs and extension workers from 16 Latin American countries received the certification.


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