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  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 10/30/2013

    Christiana Figueres: “IICA offers an inspiring model for the adaptation of agriculture to climate change”

    In the run up to the COP 19, due to take place in November, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations agency specializing in climate change acknowledged the support that IICA provides to its member countries in adapting to the phenomenon and achieving food safety.

  • Mexico City
    Mon, 06/17/2013

    Meeting of senior agricultural officials from the hemisphere, convened by IICA, is under way in Mexico

    Climate change and food security set to dominate the discussions in which delegations from 20 countries are taking part.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 03/21/2013

    Political agreement must support agriculture in negotiations on climate change

    In a forum held at IICA, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana Figueres, asked the countries of Latin America for support in reaching agreement on a common position that could serve as the basis for their participation in upcoming discussions on climate change and agriculture.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 12/07/2012

    At COP 18, Costa Rica presented examples of initiatives designed to enable agriculture to mitigate and adapt to climate change

    With support from IICA, at the world summit on climate change the country showed how the agricultural sector can reduce emissions and make more efficient use of natural resources.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 11/28/2012

    At COP 18, Costa Rica will be presenting the experience of its agriculture sector in addressing climate change

    In Doha, Qatar, the MAG and MINAET, with support from IICA, CATIE, and GIZ, will showcase seven examples of how the public and private sectors can act together to deal with the effects of climate change.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 11/21/2012

    IICA and GIZ support Costa Rican initiative designed to reduce emissions caused by the coffee industry

    Working with the Ministry of Environment, the organizations are training officials from the agriculture, transport, and waste management sectors to develop a NAMA, a set of actions that helps reduce emissions and for whose implementation financing is available.

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