Striving to rehabilitate agriculture following the volcano disaster, IICA coordinates another seed donation to St. Vincent and the GrenadinesThe first major eruption of La Soufriere Volcano was last April and since then there have been thirty-two others. Approximately 20,000 people were evacuated from their homes, most of whom were farmers, given that the lands adjoining the volcano are used primarily for agriculture.
Small ruminant producers in Antigua and Barbuda will benefit from an IICA project funded by the Australian Aid ProgrammeThe project seeks to address small ruminant producers access to sustainable nutritious protein-sources in Antigua who are signiﬁcantly aﬀected by climate risks (droughts and ﬂoods), poor soils, ineﬃcient water use and poor management practices.
IICA strengthens the coffee sector in Dominica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Training was based on successful experiences of Costa Rica and Jamaica
St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ agriculture sector makes valuable contributions to enrich IICA’s road map
Entities related to the islands’ agriculture sector shared their technical viewpoints to enrich the document that will guide the Institute’s cooperation actions over the next four years.
Innovations for sustainable production seek to propel the beekeepers sector
A new initiative could help beekeepers to lower their production costs, increase wax production, produce higher quality honey and improve their commercial opportunities.
Honey producers analyze a new permapiculture system that could help improve productivity
Beekeepers partnering in participatory research to build capacity and knowledge to increase honey yields.