• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas


  • Cancun, México
    Thu, 10/22/2015

    Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas commit to improving productivity in the agricultural sector

    They called on research centers and international funding and cooperation organizations to support national, regional and hemispheric programs that will foster increased productivity across the continent.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 08/04/2015

    Central America braces for stronger than expected El Niño

    To protect agriculture, experts recommend adjusting seeding schedules, using water catchment systems, and planting drought-resistant varieties.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 05/18/2015

    A river basin in Costa Rica drives the progress of the IICA-EUROCLIMA project

    A cross-sectoral project against land degradation caught the attention of a group of Latin American researchers promoting agriculture’s adaptation to climate change.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 05/12/2015

    Central American agriculture must prepare for El Niño

    Dry conditions or an excess of rain in certain parts of the region could pose risks to livestock and the production of staple grains and sugarcane.

  • Washington, USA
    Thu, 01/29/2015

    IDB-IICA sponsored fund receives 1.8 million US dollars for projects aimed at reducing agricultural emissions

    Thanks to these and other contributions, FONTAGRO will have USD 5.8 million at its disposal for promoting projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Lima, Peru
    Fri, 12/12/2014

    Promotion of the use of clean energies to improve agricultural productivity in the Andean region

    At the COP 20 in Peru, IICA’s EEP program and other international organizations gave presentations highlighting the progress made with initiatives for the use of renewable energies in agricultural production.


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