Agriculture in the Americas will play a key role in post-pandemic global recovery due to its production potentialDuring a hemispheric meeting organized by Peru with support from IICA and FAO, the ministers and secretaries of Agriculture of the Americas reached consensus on the key role of agriculture and producers and called for decisive actions to support St. Vincent and the Grenadines following the volcanic eruptions that are threatening food security.
International dairy sector associations and IICA release publication on the essential role of dairy in sustainable food systemsA newly released document compiles the technical perspectives of experts convened by the GDP, USDEC and IICA to discuss dairy’s role in healthy food, nutrition and socioeconomic development in the Americas.
Argentina and IICA to enhance technical cooperation with the Caribbean and Central American rural sectorUnder a Memorandum of Understanding signed by Felipe Solá, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of the Republic of Argentina, and Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, a Triangular and South-South Cooperation Program will be established, prioritizing the countries of Central America and the Caribbean.
IICA strengthens support for the Central American Agricultural Council and further endorses regional integrationAccording to Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, the agreement through which IICA supports the Executive Secretariat of the Council will be extended for another four years, which will allow for undertaking larger-scale projects to strengthen Central American agriculture.
“The sun will shine brighter, tomorrow will be better”: Still relevant, The Farmer’s Anthem brings hope to the CaribbeanIn 2020, The Farmer’s Anthem formed part of IICA’s popular music tribute to farm workers.
USDEC, UPEACE and IICA train national Codex Alimentarius officers in the AmericasThrough an online training course, representatives from 24 countries in the hemisphere will improve their consensus-building skills.