• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas


  • Mexico City
    Tue, 05/21/2019

    Innovators from Costa Rica, Spain and Mexico win the 2019 INNOVAGRO award

    A total of 36 initiatives from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, the Netherlands, Mexico and Peru participated.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 05/21/2019

    IICA will implement a differentiated strategy for the Caribbean region to generate substantial agricultural progress

    The initiative aims to improve the quality of life of rural populations in the region, which are highly vulnerable to extreme climate events and face significant productivity lags.

  • Mexico City, Mexico
    Tue, 05/21/2019

    IICA and Mexico’s agrarian registry strengthened legal frameworks for and land use planning by rural families

    Two programs executed since 2015 have benefited more than one million users of agrarian information and of Mexico’s rural cadaster.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 05/17/2019

    IICA and French cooperation organization will renew partnership to strengthen agriculture in the Americas

    Agreement will capitalize on the work carried out by the PROCAGICA program, which is executed by IICA in Central America to combat coffee leaf rust, and in which CIRAD is involved as a strategic partner. 

  • Washington
    Thu, 05/16/2019

    At the OAS, Member States praise IICA’s contributions to economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Following the presentation made by the Director General of the Institute on his agency’s work in 2018, the Ambassadors and High-level Representatives to the Organization of American States (OAS) of Argentina, Bolivia, Canada, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Paraguay, the United States and Uruguay, among other nations, applauded the actions of the specialized organization and its contributions to economic and social development in Latin America.

  • Washington
    Thu, 05/16/2019

    After receiving a strong endorsement from the OAS for its institutional activities, IICA held talks to strengthen its work program with the USDA

    The Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, strengthened the joint work program with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which focuses on the promotion of the intensive use of technology to raise productivity, and Codex Alimentarius standards.


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