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  • At Brazil Africa Forum, IICA presented actions in South-South Cooperation and underscored relevance and leadership of EMBRAPA in building new bridges with Africa

    Jorge Werthein, Special Advisor to IICA’s Director General, Manuel Otero, represented IICA at the latest edition of the forum held in São Paulo, the first in-person event since the COVID-19 pandemic, which was entitled “Sustainable Cities: Global challenges, local solutions”.  
  • Full rural connectivity is a strategic necessity for development in Latin America and the Caribbean, warn experts during presentation of research from IICA and its partners

    They did so at a high-level panel discussion convened to present the document “Conectividad rural en América Latina y el Caribe: estado de situación, retos y acciones para la digitalización y el desarrollo sostenible,” produced by the IICA, together with its partners the World Bank, Bayer, CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, Microsoft and Syngenta.
  • This Thursday, 1 December, IICA will present a new study on the state of rural connectivity in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The research, which received support from the World Bank, Bayer, CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, Microsoft and Syngenta, will be launched in a virtual event with the participation of ministers and secretaries of agriculture and private sector executives from the region.
  • At least 72 million rural dwellers in Latin America and the Caribbean lack access to high-quality internet services

    According to the research study “Rural Connectivity in Latin America and the Caribbean: Current Situation, Challenges and Actions to Achieve Digitalization and Sustainable Development”, which was presented on Thursday by the IICA, the World Bank, Bayer, CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, Microsoft and Syngenta.
  • Ministers at event organized by the Wilson Center and IICA share the same opinion: agri-food system transformation and climate change adaptation must make tackling social inequality a priority

    The participants in the virtual meeting were Cecilia López Montaño, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Colombia; Laura Suazo, Secretary of Agriculture and Livestock of Honduras; Juan José Bahillo, Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Argentina; and Senator Avinash Singh of Trinidad and Tobago, who also serves as a minister in his country’s Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries.
  • At the Forum of Female Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture, officials warn that the recognition of unpaid work is vital to empower rural women

    Despite their crucial role in food production and community life, women receive less income than men, and face greater obstacles to accessing land ownership and financing.