IICA expands online resources offering training in agricultureThe Institute’s online platforms contain a wide selection of online courses, 1,700 scholarships and thousands of technical documents on agricultural and rural issues, which can be accessed at www.iica.int.
IICA donates safety equipment to the Mirabeau Abattoir in Grenada2020 will be the year where a Livestock Strategy will be developed for the Livestock Sector in Grenada
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 and FAO define joint agenda that calls for dialogue between the ministers of Agriculture and the Environment of Central America and the Dominican RepublicThe organizations also proposed actions to prevent Fusarium Tropical Race 4 and a swine fever outbreak on the continent.
Minister of Science and Technology of Costa Rica endorses CIMAG, an IICA initiative that brings together education and tomorrow’s agricultureAdrián Salazar, head of MICITT, offered his support for the Interpretive Center for Tomorrow’s Agriculture (CIMAG), which was jointly created by IICA and Microsoft to familiarize young people in the Americas with the use of modern technologies in agriculture.
Research studies aimed at resolving challenges faced by Latin American and Caribbean coffee farmers were presented in Guatemala
PROMECAFE, an initiative supported by IICA, held a symposium with 330 participants from 14 countries across the region, which is home to more than one million coffee-farming families.