Starting today, delegates from 15 countries will share their country’s perspective at a meeting organized by IICA, in preparation for next month’s Conference of the Parties in Egypt.
This took place at a workshop at IICA’s Headquarters in San José, Costa Rica, which was organized by Crop Trust for the second time in a Latin America country.
This initiative is part of the Mexico-Caribbean-Central American Countries Technical Cooperation Program led by IICA and SAGARPA of Mexico.
An agreement between IICA and CropLife will foster the development of training programs and the dissemination of scientifically-founded knowledge, among other activities.
This month, 20 IICA member countries will be taking part in the Conference of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
This scientific technique has a strategic role to play in conserving tropical genetic resources in developing countries.