Joint activities to address climate change can have a bigger impact than individual efforts, the Director General of IICA has explained to the ministers of agriculture of the Americas.
Risk management, actions to combat drought, desertification and climate modeling are areas in which efforts will be pooled under a program being implemented by IICA and the EU.
Phenomenon likely to result in irregular and below-normal rainfall and a more intense, prolonged dry season in some areas of Central America and the Dominican Republic.
IICA and Costa Rican producers and senior agricultural officials identified measures to reduce the negative impact of El Niño on the country’s livestock industry.
Representatives of Latin America’s ministries of agriculture and environment met at IICA to advance the regional dialogue on climate change and agriculture.
IICA report summarizes the arguments put forward by several countries in the Americas supporting the creation of an international working group on climate change and agriculture.