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.
Institute officials met in Mexico with representatives of the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) and with the team of Secretary of Agriculture designate, Victor Villalobos, who lauded the work being carried out by this agency of the Inter-American system, which specializes in agricultural and rural development.
A virtual seminar organized by IICA analyzed the implications of these climatic conditions for agricultural health in Mesoamerica.
Through the application of methodologies, dialogue and group exercises, participants learned how to design projects that can be evaluated at all stages
During a meeting organized with support from IICA, the Ministers of Agriculture of Mexico and the Caribbean highlighted the need to improve regional collaboration.
Between January and May 2016 alone, the academic initiative benefited 105 new professionals in the Americas, which speaks to the program’s success throughout its four years of operation.