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