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  • News

    Striving to rehabilitate agriculture following the volcano disaster, IICA coordinates another seed donation to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

    The first major eruption of La Soufriere Volcano was last April and since then there have been thirty-two others. Approximately 20,000 people were evacuated from their homes, most of whom were farmers, given that the lands adjoining the volcano are used primarily for agriculture.
  • News

    IICA and CATIE promote urban reforestation in Costa Rica

    The Forest of the Americas—a joint initiative of these organizations—was conceived to protect and restore ecosystem services, providing trees that are of great cultural value for countries in the Americas.
  • News

    Young women in rural Costa Rica underwent geospatial technology training as a means of developing agriculture and sustainability in their communities

    Their projects are seeking to enable efficient water management, stimulate entrepreneurship and bridge the digital divide affecting rural women, as part of a joint initiative by IICA, the School of Geography of the University of Costa Rica (ICR) and the Costa Rican National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO.
  • News

    The trade and economic fallout of the pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean will occupy center stage at the next WTO conference

    A publication by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) points out that agricultural trade has proven resilient amidst the health crisis; and this could guide discussions towards the development of a more transparent, fair and dynamic global trade system.
  • News

    IICA supports thirty-two countries of the Americas in their search for common ground on sanitary and phytosanitary measures to facilitate agricultural trade

    The Institute organized a regional dialogue between delegations to the WTO Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, prior to the organization’s Ministerial Conference that will begin this month.


  • 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"

  • Initiative

    Global Alliance Against TR4

    The Alliance’s mission is to support the banana industry and its actors in the fight against TR4, by developing knowledge, technology, and mechanisms aimed at finding a definitive scientific solution.

  • Webinars

    IICA events

    IICA-organized virtual event offerings

  • 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.

  • Atlas for Agriculture

    LAC: A leading player in global agrifood market

    This publication is intended to highlight the share of important agrifood products that the region supplies to the rest of the world, in order to contribute data and useful information for decision-making.

  • 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.

  • Support

    IICA expresses solidarity with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, calling for support of the recovery efforts

    Brief summary of official reports and news bulletins about the ongoing situation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, following the La Soufrière Volcano eruption.