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  • Ottawa
    Tue, 10/16/2018

    Value Added Opportunities for Small Scale Cacao Producers

    The project’s objective was to promote opportunities to generate additional income for families in the cocoa growing communities of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) by enhancing the value of cocoa products through the value chain, expanding commercial opportunities and by institutional strengthening.

  • Bridgetown, Barbados
    Mon, 10/08/2018

    IICA’s Director General attends Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Barbados and meets with Ministers of Agriculture from the region

    Otero will present the new institutional roadmap of the hemispheric organization to Ministers of Agriculture from the Caribbean. The document proposes the application of a differentiated strategy for the region.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 08/31/2018

    IICA has improved agricultural and rural inclusion in thirteen Latin American and Caribbean countries

    Over the last three years, the Institute was engaged in a project to assist in developing policies and institutional processes to support the design, implementation and participatory management of inclusive development projects in rural areas.

  • Paramaribo, Suriname
    Mon, 08/27/2018

    Newly appointed Saamaka Paramount Chief, Albert Aboikoni makes courtesy visit to IICA Delegation in Suriname

    IICA is currently executing a System of Rice Intensification (SRI) initiative involving a number of Saamaka villages in the Upper Suriname river

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 07/05/2018

    IICA contributes to consolidating the cocoa chain in Costa Rica

    The primary stakeholders of the production chain met at IICA Headquarters to lay the foundation for the 2018-2028 National Cocoa Plan. At the international level, Costa Rica is classified as a country that produces fine aroma cocoa.

  • San José
    Thu, 06/21/2018

    IICA and UN Women recognize the need for partnership to improve the condition of women in the rural areas of the Americas

    The new rapprochement between both organizations came about during a W20 workshop session in Sao Paulo, Brazil. IICA is the W20 Co-chair on the issue of Rural Women.

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