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  • Ministers of the Southern Agricultural Council (CAS) share joint position at meeting of agriculture of the Americas in Costa Rica

    During the meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica, the ministers of Agriculture of the Americas discussed their joint position with respect to global climate negotiations and called for placing the spotlight on the agriculture sector at COP27.
  • Ministers of the Americas highlight the contribution of agriculture to climate change mitigation and its link to food security, urging that it be given a larger platform at COP27

    inisters and senior officials of more than 30 countries of the Americas who are meeting in Costa Rica emphasized the key role of the agriculture sector of the Americas in global food security.
  • United States Secretary of Agriculture urges countries in the Americas to join forces to build a climate-resilient agriculture sector that guarantees food security

    Vilsack participated in the meeting of ministers of Agriculture of the Americas, along with representatives from international funding agencies, which was convened to discuss a joint position for the sector to adopt at the Conference of the Parties to the United Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 27), within the context of the food, health and climate crisis. COP 27 will take place in Egypt in November.
  • COP 27 will provide agriculture in the Americas with an opportunity to showcase its sustainability and demand funding for climate change adaptation, say ministers of Agriculture in Costa Rica

    Representatives of multilateral credit agencies and global funds are also in attendance at the meeting organized by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) at its headquarters in San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • Given the global food crisis, it is imperative that the agriculture sector of the Americas speak as one voice at COP 27, stressed participants in the meeting of Ministers of Agriculture

    In opening the regional meeting, IICA Director General, Manuel Otero, remarked that the biggest mistake would be to place the agriculture sector on trial.
  • Food insecurity in Latin America and the Caribbean requires State policies and coordinated action, concludes CAF panel discussion with the participation of IICA at UN General Assembly

    Over the course of two sessions, during the most important multilateral forum in the world, special emphasis was placed on the need to strengthen the region’s role as a key player in discussions of the main global challenges and opportunities, with a view to meeting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.