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

Food safety


  • IICA implements program to develop sanitary and phytosanitary leaders in Latin America

    16 plant health, animal health, and food safety professionals will have tools and skills to implement substantive changes in their countries.

  • Training program

    IICA implements program to develop sanitary and phytosanitary leaders in Latin America

  • Initiative

    An agreement with IICA will enable Costa Rica to modernize its control system for food of animal origin

  • Dialogue

    Ministers of Agriculture discuss the need for Codex Alimentarius standards to facilitate international trade

  • FSMA Regulation

    Caribbean professionals trained in compliance with United States export rules relating to safety of fresh products


  • Workshop

    Canadian Food Inspection Agency Workhsop

  • Technical Forum

    Foreign Supplier Verification Program: An Overwiew

  • Technical Forum

    Borderless financing – Access and eXchange for impact investment and Sustainability (AXiiS)

1. Food safety, international trade and the fishery sector


SPS Cariforum Training Videos - Food Safety Fishery Products

The SPS project is one component of the 10th EDF SPS Programme titled: "Support to the Caribbean Forum of ACP States in the implementation of the Commitments Undertaken under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)".

The outcomes of the SPS Project are intended to increase production and trade in agriculture and fisheries which meet international standards while protecting plant,animal and human health and the environment. 

The initiative is implemented by  IICA in collaboration with other institutions and it is funded by the EU.


  • EEUU de América es uno de los destinos principales de nuestra exportación de productos agrícolas. Actualmente, este país exige que toda exportación de alimentos hacia su mercado cumpla con lo establecido en la Ley de Modernización de la Inocuidad de Alimentos, Ley FSMA.

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