Agricultural exports from Latin America increase by 8.5%, while total foreign sales drop by 30%The preliminary data, which correspond to April and May, confirm the fact that agriculture will be one of the driving forces for economic recovery in the aftermath of the pandemic.
“Producing specialty coffee is more than a job; it’s a passion”A young man from Honduras runs a family farm whose coffee is leading an online auction that will be held on August 12 with support from PROCAGICA, a program implemented by the European Union and IICA.
Hemispheric meeting: Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas to define mechanisms to strengthen food securityThe ministerial meeting is being promoted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Mexico, with support from IICA and FAO.
Short marketing circuits and the digitalization of agricultural trade are promoted in Costa RicaA pilot plan launched by IICA and other organizations is already operating in a Costa Rican community and will be validated for use in two additional locations.
Smart management of the Mediterranean fruit fly in Mexico strengthens food productionMexican producers play a leading role in combating this insect in the countryside.
Eight South American singers and musical groups join the IICA tribute to food chain workersApproximately 100 artists and musical groups have now come on board the IICA initiative to turn the political and social spotlight on the agriculture sector and rurality during Covid-19.