The delegation composed of leaders of 11 Caribbean countries exchanged experiences with members of the Agriculture Commission of the Senate of Argentina, in order to incorporate knowledge and innovation, especially in the field of technology applied to agricultural production.
The Caribbean authorities participate in the ministerial mission organized by IICA in search of South-South cooperation.
Others taking part in the mission include senior representatives of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI).
The Director General of IICA, which is the institution in charge of the FORAGRO Secretariat, designated Viviana Palmieri as the new Executive Secretary of the forum.
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.