Ir Arriba

INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Innovation has a profound and widespread impact on agricultural production and production efficiency and is also a mechanism that enables transformation and change in the society, institutions and businesses in the agricultural and rural environment.

This area will seek to adopt an innovative approach, by using science and technology as tools for the transformation and improvement of agriculture in the hemisphere.

  • News

    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

    Ecuadorian youth develop virtual platform to overcome the pandemic and foster agricultural trade and rural tourism in Ecuador

    Computer and agricultural engineering students won a hackathon organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Ecuador, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), technology company SAP, Cenfotec University, Syngenta and Club AgTech.
  • News

    Ecuadorian youth develop virtual platform to overcome the pandemic and foster agricultural trade and rural tourism in Ecuador

    Computer and agricultural engineering students won a hackathon organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Ecuador, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), technology company SAP, Cenfotec University, Syngenta and Club AgTech.
  • 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.
  • News

    Berkeley economist, David Zilberman, says the pandemic increases the need to strengthen the bioeconomy to spur Latin American and Caribbean development

    The University of California, Berkeley Professor, a world-renowned authority on the bioeconomy, engaged in an online discussion with the Director General of IICA, Manuel Otero, in which he emphasized the potential of Latin America and the Caribbean,

VIDEOS

  • Desarrollos tecnológicos para la producción de alimentos en Marte. Luis Diego Monge.

  • Experiencia de Alicia Tortosa pasante en el Programa de Pasantías del IICA

  • Oferta de capacitación en línea del IICA

  • Entrevista a Jeffrey Lansdale, Rector de la Universidad Zamorano.

Contact us

Technical Cooperation Direction

dct@iica.int

Viviana Palmieri

Technical Specialist in Innovation and Technology in Agriculture

viviana.palmieri@iica.int