The 40 participants of the accountability seminar represented public and private sector entities as well as development partners, educational institutions and producer organizations.
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.
IICA recognizes the region’s vulnerability to the severe effects of climate change.
IICA in collaboration with Garden Pool, CARDI and the Ministry of Agriculture to set-up a climate resilient agriculture production model/system.
With support from IICA and AUSAID, six rural villages in the hinterland of Suriname now have access to potable water through the installation of rainwater harvesting systems.
In his address to the Executive Committee, Victor M. Villalobos, Director General of IICA, presented the results achieved under his leadership and called for strengthening the stability of the Institute to continue working for the benefit of agriculture in the hemisphere.