It took two years to produce a companion publication showcasing the 20 works by Mexican artist Cruzgaali, which are accompanied by essays on aspects of agriculture and rural life across the continent.
Under a new organizational model, this hemispheric organization established its work priorities in order to support research and technological development in agriculture.
Effective knowledge transfer, improved practices and agricultural innovation could increase productivity in the Americas to better feed the growing global population.
The agreement will establish technical and scientific cooperation regarding food security, focusing on research and roots and tubers value chain development within the context of climate change.
This conclusion was drawn from the 2nd Congress on Agricultural Research for Development, held this month in Madrid.
The Director General considers it essential that more resources be directed toward improving research, enhancing information technologies, and expanding the number of specialists in agriculture.