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  • San José
    Wed, 04/05/2017

    Renewable energies underscored as sustainable solutions to satisfy the growing demand for energy

    Brazilian case shows that geographic planning, through hydro-information systems, allows for integrated planning and efficient use of water, energy, and food resources.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 08/11/2014

    Fostering the national dialogue for promoting biofuels in Costa Rica

    IICA supports the inclusion of agricultural producers in an initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture that seeks to use biomass to produce biofuels in the country.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 04/01/2014

    Jatropha research takes off in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The aim of the studies being carried out in countries of the region is to find commercial varieties of Jatropha that can be used to produce pure vegetable oil, biodiesel and biokerosene.

  • Montevideo, Uruguay
    Mon, 03/19/2012

    Bioeconomy, a new paradigm for sustainable development?

    A consortium of researchers will launch an e-consultation on the formulation of policy recommendations aimed at promoting bioeconomy development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Quito, Ecuador
    Mon, 11/21/2011

    Latin America and the Caribbean are fundamental to research and development of bioenergies

    During a scientific symposium, IICA promoted the use of energy sources that are not in competition with food production and which are environmentally sustainable, as well as innovative techniques that reduce production cost of bio-fuels.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 03/29/2011

    Disaster in Japan and conflicts in Middle East could impact agriculture in the Americas in a number of ways

    Rising oil prices, the fall in the volume of certain Japanese imports, and the possible effect of the nuclear disaster on exports were some of the problems analyzed.

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