Senior agriculture and environment officials from Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay and Peru took part in a dialogue within the framework of the COP 20 aimed at developing an agenda for intersectoral work.
The Director General of IICA will be participating in the Global Landscapes Forum 2014, an event dealing with forest conservation, agriculture, energy and climate change.
The Fund is implementing new partnerships to co-finance projects implemented between its member countries.
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.