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  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 10/17/2018

    Women’s incorporation into the job market is key for development and poverty reduction

    Susana Balbo, Chair of W20, a G20 engagement group, made this statement during her visit to IICA Headquarters in Costa Rica, where she participated in the Institute’s commemoration of the International Day of Rural Women.

  • Brasilia, Brazil
    Tue, 10/09/2018

    International cooperation will allow for undertaking actions to boost food security and rural women’s visibility

    IICA, MDS and FLACSO signed an agreement to generate knowledge related to productive inclusion and cooperative undertakings.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 10/05/2018

    IICA and Vogue, an unprecedented partnership to share the stories of rural female workers

    A team from the Brazilian edition of Vogue magazine traveled across four countries in the Americas to share the stories of women who live off the land and who, in many ways, sow a fairer society.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Tue, 10/02/2018

    Tackling rural women’s invisibility is crucial to promoting development and banishing malnutrition

    During the Summit of the W20 - the G20 engagement group on gender equality - experts from IICA, the UN and the World Bank agreed that improving working and living conditions for rural women is crucial to promoting development. IICA is co-chair of W20 in its work on Rural Women.

  • 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.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 08/06/2018

    IICA requests urgent, solid policies to benefit rural women

    The Institute made the request during a debate on rural development organized by Women 20 (W20), the women’s affinity group of the G20, which will present its recommendations to the leaders of that forum of developed and emerging nations.

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