The Ministers of Agriculture of Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru are coordinating their positions in the face of the health emergency
By way of videoconferencing, and with the support of IICA, the Ministers discussed price communication mechanisms and harvest forecasting systems, trade cooperation and the need to boost intra-regional agricultural markets.
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.