Small ruminant producers in Antigua and Barbuda will benefit from an IICA project funded by the Australian Aid ProgrammeThe project seeks to address small ruminant producers access to sustainable nutritious protein-sources in Antigua who are signiﬁcantly aﬀected by climate risks (droughts and ﬂoods), poor soils, ineﬃcient water use and poor management practices.
IICA Hosted a Regional Pilot Project Concept: Creating Economic Opportunities for the Organic Waste Management Sectors through the Adoption of Bio-economic Models in the Caribbean.
Agri-tourism History has been made with the support of the IICA Delegation in Guyana
The IICA Delegation in Guyana played an integral role as a member of the planning committee for Agri-tourism week 2019. Under the theme “Linking Agriculture and Tourism for a Green Economy”.
IICA Promotes Technology Transfer in support of GLDA and NAREI
During the periods June 17 to July 12, 2019 and July 22 to August 9 2019, technicians from the Guyana Livestock Authority (GLDA) and the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) were exposed to specialized training sessions on Sustainable Livestock and crops Production Systems. These activities supported by IICA were held at the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Centre (CATIE) in Turrialba, Costa Rica. These technology transfer workshops targeted twenty-four (24) technical officers twelve (12) each from both inst
IICA Delegation in Guyana forges Relationship with BTNF for Climate Smart Project
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Delegation in Guyana has successfully foraged a relationship with the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) of the Ministry of Finance. Funds for this project are derived mostly from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). This relationship between the BNTF and IICA was initiated with the IICA Guyana Office submitting a concept note for Shade House development and monitoring inclusive of training targeting community groups and family farmers. The concept note focused on targeting farmers wh
IICA Participates in the World Food Day Activities at La Bonne Intention (LBI)
On October 16, 2019 the official World Food Day event was held at the La Bonne Intention (LBI) Estate Ground on the East Coast of Demerara. The event which featured an opening ceremony focused upon the theme:
“Our Actions Are Our Future. Healthy Diets for a Zero Hunger World”