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  • IICA Director General launches appeal at ECLAC conference: countries of the Americas must adopt urgent and joint measures to ensure more effective and inclusive water management

    Manuel Otero participated in the inauguration of the Regional Water Dialogues in Latin America and the Caribbean, along with Chile’s Minister of the Environment, the Secretary General of ECLAC, the FAO Regional Representative and prominent international researchers.
  • IICA Director General endorses Brazil’s bid to host COP30 in the Amazonian city of Belem, and expresses solidarity with and support for the Yanomami people

    Otero met in Brasilia with the new ministers of Agriculture; Agrarian Development; Social Development; Finance; Science and Technology; and Integration and Regional Development, as well as with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Deputy Minister of the Environment. In all of these discussions, he laid the foundation for increased collaboration between the specialized organization for agricultural and rural development and the new government of Brazil.
  • Carbon sequestration in pastures and carbon footprint measurement; reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; as well as soil health care were some of the issues that Otero discussed with Secretary Juan José Bahillo.

    The IICA Director General met with the Secretary of Agriculture and private sector stakeholders from Argentina, discussing the country’s progress in increasing enbilidad ambiental de la producción con Secretario de Agricultura y actores del sector privado

    Carbon sequestration in pastures and carbon footprint measurement; reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; as well as soil health care were some of the issues that Otero discussed with Secretary Juan José Bahillo.
  • The Bahamas Development Bank and IICA Partner to Boost Economic Development in Family Islands

    Recently, BDB has been meeting with IICA to discuss opportunities for financing agri-tourism, climate resilience, and Family Island development, and this MOU is the result of those meetings.
  • Law that declares agricultural production a State priority and recognizes the human right to food is now in force in Panama

    Under the act, national agricultural production is declared to be a State priority, given the key role it plays in ensuring the country’s social, political and economic stability, and people’s right to adequate food.
  • Panama is launching its State Agri-Food Policy, designed with assistance from IICA and aimed at making agriculture a driving force for economic and social development

    The legislation was drafted following a process of analysis and participatory dialogue with all the sector’s public and private stakeholders. The process took more than two years to complete, with the IICA playing an important role.