• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Our commitment: Results

Agricultural Health


  • IICA – ready to strengthen the development of food production in Barbados

    During a visit to Barbados to attend the Caribbean Week of Agriculture, the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, met in Bridgetown with the country’s Prime Minister, the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, assuring her that the hemispheric organization - which specializes in agricultural development and rural well-being -  would provide technical support for a plan to multiply sheep herds, thereby contributing to food security in this Caribbean country.

  • CWA 2018

    IICA – ready to strengthen the development of food production in Barbados

  • Colloquium Codex

    Latin American and Caribbean countries seek joint strategies to ensure the protection of consumer health in international food trade

  • Codex Colloquium

    Specialists from 14 Latin American and Caribbean countries meet to discuss food safety standards

  • Regional workshop

    IICA and the FDA to train professionals from 13 countries in the hemisphere on the standard for exporting fresh agricultural produce to the United States


  • Technical forum

    Accredited Third-Party Certification Program and Voluntary Qualified Importer Program

  • Technical forum

    The dispute settlement system of the WTO and its relationship to sanitary and phytosanitary measures

  • Virtual forum

    Importance of assessing the impact of disasters on the livestock sector and presentation of a course in good emergency response practices

5 países del Caribe fortalecen sus conocimientos en Codex Alimentarius


IICA and the Government of Chile carried out a project that consisted of training 5 Caribbean countries to strengthen the management and knowledge of the Codex Alimentarius. How they did it?

They shared tactics to participate better in Codex meetings and generated strategies to have a greater impact on the elaboration of the guidelines that are analyzed there. They were strengthened at the national and country levels.

The initiative was financed by the Fondo Chile and executed by Achipia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Learn more about this project.


  • Hoy Jendry Suárez, joven productora costarricense, nos acerca a la experiencia de una organización de pequeños productores que ha logrado generar oportunidades para que la juventud se inserte en la economía local y sea participante activa en los procesos de desarrollo de sus comunidades.

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