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  • News

    Aviation industry underscores the need for public policies to guarantee investments and enable agriculture in the Americas to achieve its potential for biofuel production

    This was one of the ideas expressed by the CEO of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA), José Ricardo Botelho, at the Pan-American Liquid Biofuels Summit held at the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) in Costa Rica.
  • News

    Sustainable aviation fuels pave way for decarbonization of air transport

    This is the conclusion of the document entitled “Decarbonizing the skies: Sustainable aviation biofuels” presented by IICA at the Pan-American Liquid Biofuels Summit.
  • The virtual forum stressed the leading role of agriculture in addressing the challenges of climate change.


    On the road to COP28, the countries of the Americas are increasing the implementation of measures to mitigate and adapt agriculture to climate change, say specialists at IICA forum

    IICA held a new online meeting with experts and authorities on agriculture and environment in the Americas to analyze with member countries how regional agriculture can play an active role in climate change solutions in the context of global negotiations.
  • News

    FONTAGRO and IICA launch contest for successful bioeconomy experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The contest will be open from 1 February to 16 June 2023. Awards will be given to the following categories: producers’ associations and other private-sector organizations, including NGOs, that work with LAC producers; LAC science and technology institutions and organizations; and the LAC public sector (at all levels).
  • Virtual business roundtables have promoted the sale of agrifood products and services from Central America and the Dominican Republic to the rest of the world.


    In three years, IICA, FAO, SECAC and SIECA connect over 3,000 Latin American and Caribbean enterprises, resulting in trade deals of over USD 148 million

    Virtual business roundtables have promoted the sale of agrifood products and services from Central America and the Dominican Republic to the rest of the world.


  • High-level dialogue - Climate change and the agricultural sector: A Call to Action from the Americas

  • A Healthier Choice - Bio Fortification of Rice Explained

  • World Food Prize - IICA Side Event: Agrifood Systems in the Region: Challenges and Necessary Actions

  • Commemoration of the International Day of Rural Women - Forum "Priorities in the gender agenda"

  • African Swine Fever - A global vision: How to protect against ASF

  • Launch - AgriExtApp

  • Tribute to food chain workers

    Popular music homage to those who work day to day to put food on our tables

    A campaign to express appreciation to and recognize the work of farmers and food chain workers who, at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, guarantee food production, transportation, commercialization and supply in countries throughout the Americas.

  • Rural Women


    IICA is committed to giving visibility to the role of women and accelerating the development of sound public policies for the benefit of women who live in the countryside.

  • High-level seminars

    Analysis of post covid-19 scenarios

  • The Outlook for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Americas:

    A Perspective on Latin America and the Caribbean

    Each edition of the ECLAC-FAO-IICA joint report analyzes the main trends that affect agriculture and impact the lives of rural dwellers, and provides an outlook on possible future scenarios with respect to each topic covered by the document.