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GENDER AND YOUTH

Gender equality and the integration of youth in agricultural and rural development processes are fundamental and extremely important issues.

This cross-cutting issue aims to ensure the full participation of women and youth, providing them with equal opportunities and empowering them in all roles, in keeping with the provisions of the SDGs. The goal is to harness their potential and to contribute to development processes that will improve their standard of living and that of their families and communities.

  • News

    IICA Hosts Trade Meeting with USTR Agricultural Negotiators and Members of Diplomatic Corps

    The United States’ Chief Agricultural Trade Negotiator Ambassador Gregg Doud and his top agriculture trade team discuss key trade issues with agricultural attaches and representatives of International Organizations during IICA’s high-level trade meeting hosted in Washington DC
  • News

    IICA participated in a meeting of experts organized by Bayer in Germany to discuss opportunities for small-scale farmers

    IICA was the only institution representing the Americas in a roundtable of international experts hosted by Bayer’s Crop Science Division in Germany. The participants discussed and identified productive opportunities that would allow for improving economic and social conditions for small-scale farmers in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
  • News

    IICA and CORTEVA promote public discussion in Colombia to improve the situation of Rural Women

    The launch of "Luchadoras - Rural Women in the World", in Bogotá, summoned government authorities, representatives of private companies and leaders of agricultural associations in Colombia, as well as members of rural communities in the country.
  • News

    IICA and the International Potato Center will work together on an agenda focused on agrobiodiversity, resilience and food and nutritional security

    Both institutions will also prioritize initiatives associated with migration, productivity, research, development and agricultural innovation.
  • News

    IICA and the International Potato Center will work together on an agenda focused on agrobiodiversity, resilience and food and nutritional security

    Both institutions will also prioritize initiatives associated with migration, productivity, research, development and agricultural innovation.

VIDEOS

  • Día Internacional de la Mujer Rural 2019

  • Día Internacional de la Mujer Rural 2019

  • Prestação de Contas – IICA Brasil 2019

  • Entrevista a Luis Salazar, Ministro del MICITT - Costa Rica. En el marco de Latinity 2019

Contact us

Technical Cooperation Direction

dct@iica.int

Ileana Ramírez Quirós

Specialist in Gender and Youth

ileana.ramirez.consultor@iica.int