Officials from the Institute met in Costa Rica with representatives of this U.S. company to establish the framework for joint action.
The initiative was endorsed by the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, during a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture as well as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Caribbean country.
The Director General of IICA met with high-level authorities of the country, during the first leg of a tour in the Eastern Caribbean region, which will include visits to Dominica and Saint Lucia.
Horticultural farmers and agricultural technicians in Suriname strengthen their knowledge and skills in climate smart technologies to assist them in building resilience to the negative impacts of climate change.
A virtual seminar organized by IICA analyzed the implications of these climatic conditions for agricultural health in Mesoamerica.
The 40 participants of the accountability seminar represented public and private sector entities as well as development partners, educational institutions and producer organizations.