INTA of Argentina and IICA to promote digitalization of agriculture in the region through inter-American networkThe term AgTech encompasses a wide range of new technologies applied to agriculture to increase its efficiency, productivity, and sustainability.
Caribbean countries commit to building agricultural resilience to climate change challengesThe Ministers of Agriculture of 14 nations in that region—who along with their other counterparts in the Americas, were attending the Conference of Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas 2021—committed to transforming and increasing the resilience of their agrifood systems to the challenges they face, due to their vulnerability to climate change-related natural disasters.
Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas promote joint action on health, food security strengthening, sustainability and rural digitalizationAccess all the information on the Conference of Ministers of Agriculture 2021/ Inter-American Board of Agriculture (IABA) at https://jia2021.iica.int/en/news/
Guatemalan coffee producer Elvia Monzón received IICA’s “Soul of Rurality” award in the presence of ministers of agriculture of the AmericasThe leader, cooperative member, and promoter of women in her country’s coffee industry represented seven other Leaders of Rurality recognized by IICA in the awards ceremony held during the Conference of Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas 2021.
Overcoming the crisis caused by the pandemic provides an opportunity to transform the development model and agrifood systems of Latin America and the CaribbeanThe Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) presented the report entitled “The Outlook for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Americas: A Perspective on Latin America and the Caribbean”.
Green Climate Fund and IICA sign agreement that will increase funding for climate resilience projects in Latin America and the CaribbeanThe Green Climate Fund foresees that the partnership with IICA will increase the financial resources available for mitigation, adaptation and resilience initiatives in the region, which, to date, has amounted to USD 1.85 billion in 41 climate projects.