The priorities identified will seek to strengthen family farming in vulnerable areas of Central America, the Caribbean and northeastern Brazil.
Entities seek to explore ways for integrating the work of the University into the wider local communities and to stimulate economic change in livestock production.
Greenhouses, standing tree crops, vegetables, livestock feed, poultry and small ruminants were lost or damaged by the high winds and flood waters caused by last year’s hurricanes.
With funds from the European Union, IICA is spearheading an initiative that seeks to bring prosperity to a Belizean community through the promotion of this productive activity.
Institute actions focus on rehabilitation projects such as the installation of a Climate Smart Greenhouse, distribution of input and supplies and farming animals.
Both organizations will work toward a sustainable agriculture at the service of people.