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


  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 10/30/2018

    Infrastructural gaps: stumbling blocks to the development of Caribbean countries

    Study maintains that improvements in port infrastructure will foster smooth and secure trade flow of food products as well as the development of small farmers in the region.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 10/24/2018

    WTO and IICA to train professionals from 11 countries of the Americas in the application of sanitary measures for agrifood trade

    The course will be delivered in a face to face format in Geneva, Switzerland, and will be attended by 25 specialists in the area.  The training will take place over the next three weeks.

  • Bridgetown, Barbados
    Tue, 10/09/2018

    IICA – ready to strengthen the development of food production in Barbados

    During a visit to Barbados to attend the Caribbean Week of Agriculture, the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, met in Bridgetown with the country’s Prime Minister, the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, assuring her that the hemispheric organization - which specializes in agricultural development and rural well-being -  would provide technical support for a plan to multiply sheep herds, thereby contributing to food security in this Caribbean country.

  • Brasilia, Brazil
    Fri, 10/05/2018

    Latin American and Caribbean countries seek joint strategies to ensure the protection of consumer health in international food trade

    In preparation for the international meetings of the Codex Alimentarius Committee, a colloquium was held in Brazil, where participants discussed varying perspectives on the issues of food hygiene, human nutrition and antimicrobial resistance.

  • Buenos Aires
    Tue, 09/18/2018

    Otero appealed for improvements in infrastructure, integration and trade to boost rural productivity in the Americas

    The Director General of IICA participated in the summit of the G20’s think tank engagement group, which will submit policy recommendations to the leaders of this global forum.

  • Buenos Aires
    Mon, 09/17/2018

    Otero delivers a presentation on policies for food security and sustainable agriculture at the T20 Summit

    The Summit of the G20 engagement group will bring together experts from the world’s main think tanks, government officials, representatives of international organizations and leaders of the business community.


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