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  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Fri, 07/05/2019

    Consensus to incorporate South America’s production systems into indices that measure climate change

    The Director General of the IICA participated on Seminar in Buenos Aires. Participants at the event analyzed the contribution of agriculture to climate change mitigation and the manner in which countries of the Southern Cone contribute to improving the net carbon balance of soils.

  • Antigua, Guatemala
    Thu, 05/30/2019

    Resilient food production projects are now underway

    IICA is participating in two projects—funded by the Resilient Food Production Component of the EU’s EUROCLIMA+ Program—which seek to enhance the resilience of agriculture to climate change in various Latin American countries.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 05/03/2019

    IICA and Chile explore cooperation opportunities that would benefit Latin America and the Caribbean in matters related to safety, adaptation to climate change and scholarships for professional

    Joint actions will be undertaken by the Institute and the Chilean International Cooperation Agency for Development following a meeting between authorities from both organizations.

  • Roseau, Dominica
    Thu, 05/02/2019

    Dominica’s agricultural recovery in the aftermath of hurricane Maria was the focus of IICA’s efforts in 2018

    IICA’s actions in 2018 enabled producers in Dominica to resume their activities and increase their climate resilience.

  • Tela, Honduras
    Tue, 04/30/2019

    IICA expressed its support to Honduras in matters related to family farming, water resources management and climate change

    The Director General of IICA, Manuel Otero, participated in Central America’s primary agricultural forum in Honduras, along with scientists, business executives and NGO representatives, who discussed the outlook for the agriculture sector. The event was inaugurated by the President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández.

  • Paramaribo, Suriname
    Tue, 04/09/2019

    Suriname is now more equipped to tackle drought and diversify production

    As part of its technical cooperation efforts in the country last year, IICA supported water infrastructure development, vegetable cultivation, and the use of Perone hive technology.

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