Training was based on successful experiences of Costa Rica and Jamaica
IICA is currently executing a System of Rice Intensification (SRI) initiative involving a number of Saamaka villages in the Upper Suriname river
Farmers, extension officers and input suppliers benefited from the training.
Representatives of the public and private sector and international organizations defined strategies to provide stimulus to a promising new player.
The Director General of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Didacus Jules, signed an agreement with IICA to boost food production and safety in the countries of the region.
The Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) met with senior officials of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C.