Eight South American singers and musical groups join the IICA tribute to food chain workersApproximately 100 artists and musical groups have now come on board the IICA initiative to turn the political and social spotlight on the agriculture sector and rurality during Covid-19.
South American Parliamentarians discuss the implementation and regulation of agricultural insuranceThe discussion took place during IICA’s II virtual forum of parliamentarians, with the participation of the Chairpersons of the Agriculture Committees in the Chambers of Deputies and Senates of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.
IICA at the annual MAIZAR Congress: “Agriculture is key to the economic recovery of the region”.Manuel Otero, the Director General of IICA, participated in the panel, “The Greening of Trade Policy and New Barriers”, which focused primarily on challenges involved in the supply and trade of food.
IICA helps to spread awareness on flood preparation and response in the agriculture sector in Trinidad and TobagoThis forms part of an ongoing technical cooperation support provided by IICA to the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries in building capacity for agriculture risk management and disaster response.
Regional experts analyzed the pandemic’s impact on global food tradeDuring an international seminar entitled “Safe food in global trade within the context of deepening non-tariff barriers”.
Talented Venezuelan musician Alfredo Naranjo joins IICA’s tribute to food chain workersThe musician has taken part in IICA’s campaign to channel greater political and social attention towards the agriculture sector and rurality during the Covid-19 pandemic.