Challenges to transforming agrifood systems: A high-level debate in conjunction with the conferral of the World Food PrizeThe participants will exchange ideas and information on the actions needed to achieve more sustainable agrifood systems in the region—a primary net exporter of food—and in the world.
Promoter of opportunities for rural women, Keithlin Caroo, conferred title of IICA Goodwill AmbassadorCaroo left her dream job and a stable income at the United Nations to focus on improving the lives of rural women through a new efficient, profitable and technological agriculture.
European Union and IICA join forces to minimize food and nutrition insecurity for 1,508 families in the Trifinio region of Central AmericaThe AGRO-INNOVA and PROCAGICA projects provide technical assistance and agricultural inputs to bolster food production based on good agricultural practices under agroforestry systems.
Female farmers from Latin America and the Caribbean recount their efforts and fight against inequality on International Day of Rural WomenChile’s Minister of Agriculture, María Emilia Undurraga, also delivered a message at the event organized by IICA, during which participants listened to firsthand accounts that reflect women’s growing leadership in rural areas and discussed the need to give greater visibility to the inequality gaps that affect them.
Colombian cocoa farmer and defender of rural women’s rights Liliana Jiménez Molina recognized by IICA as a “Leader of Rurality”Through her agricultural work, Liliana seeks to make women protagonists in Colombia's vast rural areas.
Fourth virtual business roundtable of the agrifood chains of Latin America and the Caribbean resulted in trade deals valuing USD 18 millionThe event was held from 27 September to 1 October and included 543 participating companies.