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  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 08/08/2019

    6,000 small-scale coffee farms in Central America and the Dominican Republic boosted their sustainability

    Since 2016, the Central American Program for Integrated Coffee Rust Management (PROCAGICA), which is funded by the European Union and implemented by IICA, has been fostering the modernization of farms and integrated crop management in this sector.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 07/04/2019

    IICA launches online forum to promote the empowerment of rural women

    The forum, which can be accessed at ruralwomen.iica.int, will provide an information- and data-sharing platform to raise awareness about the inequalities faced by these women, in a bid to pave the way for actions that guarantee equity.

  • Bogotá, Colombia
    Fri, 11/09/2018

    “Territorial development is the key tool for rural retention”

    Santiago Hardie, Secretary of Family Farming at the Secretariat of Agro-industry of Argentina, participated as speaker in the XII International Forum on Territorial Development, organized by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) in Bogotá, Colombia.

  • 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.

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