Mexico, Central America and the Dominican Republic discuss strategy to mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus on food supply and production
IICA took part in a videoconference with the secretaries and ministers of Agriculture of Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and the Dominican Republic, who proposed the creation of an inventory of available agricultural products.
IICA establishes Advisory Council for Food Security in the Americas
The Council, which is made up of experts from eight countries in the Americas, will make available to the various public and private sector entities, analysis and recommendations on food security, that may be used to facilitate decision making.
The IICA Director General maintains that this pandemic calls for more effective and innovative technical cooperation
In addressing the staff of this Inter-American agency that specializes in agricultural and rural development, Manuel Otero insisted that the actors who ensure the everyday supply of food to markets must be given a rousing applause.