Six South American countries prepare a regional strategy and national surveillance plans to prevent and control antimicrobial resistance in food animals.
At a forum organized by IICA, specialists agreed on the need to make this social category a priority on public agendas in order to devise a legal framework that will strengthen it.
Experts from the Institute and other organizations were taught how to use and apply a methodology that helps reduce postharvest losses in agricultural crops.
The meeting, organized by IICA and the United States Department of Agriculture, is the third to be held in Latin America this year.
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.
Officials from across Latin America learned about the WTO’s provisions on environment, with a view to promoting policies designed to make agriculture more competitive and sustainable.