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  • Franklin Marin
    Guanajuato, México
    Thu, 02/25/2016

    Online course will provide training in applied biotechnology in agriculture

    This initiative is part of the Mexico-Caribbean-Central American Countries Technical Cooperation Program led by IICA and SAGARPA of Mexico.

  • Alejandro Hernández, CropLife Director of Biotechnology for Central America and the Caribbean (right); José R. Perdomo, President of CropLife; Víctor M. Villalobos, Director General of IICA; and Pedro Rocha, IICA Specialist in Biotechnology and Biosafety
    San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 12/15/2015

    New cooperation agreement promotes a responsible use of agricultural technologies in rural production

    An agreement between IICA and CropLife will foster the development of training programs and the dissemination of scientifically-founded knowledge, among other activities.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 09/12/2014

    Countries of the Americas present their positions on biosafety

    This month, 20 IICA member countries will be taking part in the Conference of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 07/16/2013

    Cryoconservation, a modern response to the challenges of long-term plant conservation

    This scientific technique has a strategic role to play in conserving tropical genetic resources in developing countries.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 06/26/2013

    Experts discuss rules relating to the presence of living modified organisms in seeds

    IICA organized a workshop for experts in the field from Latin America to identify common areas of interest.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 06/25/2013

    “Countries regard IICA as a strategic partner in the area of biosafety”

    Pedro Rocha, coordinator of IICA’s biotechnology and biosafety unit, detects growing interest in the countries of the Americas in developing regulatory frameworks on the subject.

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