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.
A virtual seminar organized by IICA analyzed the implications of these climatic conditions for agricultural health in Mesoamerica.
The initiative, executed by IICA, USDA-FAS and USAID, seeks to support capacity-building in strategic topics for the countries.
A meeting supported by IICA, the European Union, and Colombia’s Presidential Agency for International Cooperation enabled specialists engaged in promoting the crop to learn about new forms of marketing that could boost markets for the product.
Experts from the Institute and other organizations were taught how to use and apply a methodology that helps reduce postharvest losses in agricultural crops.
IICA report summarizes the arguments put forward by several countries in the Americas supporting the creation of an international working group on climate change and agriculture.