Ir Arriba


The Program focuses on promoting a productive, competitive and sustainable agriculture sector that provides a safe supply of food through local, regional and global markets, by formulating, improving and applying policies based on agricultural health and food safety and quality (AHFS).

Its key areas of focus are the promotion of institutional strengthening of AHFS systems; the harmonization, updating and implementation of health, safety and quality standards; capacity development for the adoption of best practices; and the tackling of emerging issues and health, phytosanitary and food safety emergencies, with an emphasis on cross-border cases.

  • News

    Increased access to technology and improved soil quality are essential to tackling agriculture’s production challenges

    International research center experts joined the Director General of IICA in a forum to analyze the challenges and opportunities for agriculture in the Americas, as it seeks to become the world’s major food supplier.
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    IICA Director General and Goodwill Ambassadors emphasize the role of agriculture in driving sustainable development

    The vibrant discussion on agriculture as an engine for human development featured Michael Kremer, Rattan Lal, Alysson Paolinelli, Susana Balbo, Jens Mesa, Hugo Sigman and Dennis McClung.
  • News

    ICAFE and IICA launch measures to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic in Costa Rica’s coffee sector

    The Costa Rican Coffee Institute (ICAFE) developed the measures, with the support of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA). There was a presentation of 26 infographics, outlining the sanitary measures to be implemented by the Costa Rican coffee sector.
  • News

    In response to Covid-19, Ibero-American countries, SEGIB and IICA are driving cooperation with a focus on food security

    SEGIB, IICA and 21 countries analyzed initiatives aimed at responding to the crisis generated by Covid-19 in the agriculture and rural sectors, in an effort to strengthen the role of cooperation in mitigating the effects of the pandemic.
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    PROCAGICA supports soil nutrition and fosters the application of agro-ecological practices on coffee farms in El Salvador to maintain their productivity

    Despite the limitations imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, technical specialists have assisted producers in identifying farm needs and preparing their own fertilizer.


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  • Prestação de Contas – IICA Brasil 2019

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Technical Cooperation Direction

Ana Marisa Cordero

Interim Program Manager