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  • High-level event sees U.S. authorities and experts stressing the importance of livestock farming and consumption of animal protein

    Attending the meeting were Tom Vilsack, former United States Secretary of Agriculture and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council; Ted McKinney, U.S. Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs; Fritz Schneider, Chair of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock; and Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, among other specialists.
  • Congressman Crawford and Leaders of the US Agricultural Sector Meet with IICA Director General Manuel Otero

    Express Support for IICA’s Drive for Science Based Policies Globally
  • Digital exclusion: an obstacle that hinders rural women’s work

    In 17 of the 23 Latin American and Caribbean countries analyzed, the number of women who report owning a mobile phone is lower compared to men. The greater the gender gap with respect to mobile phone ownership, the lower women’s participation in the workforce. Rural women are the least connected group.
  • On its 78th anniversary, IICA strengthens cooperation ties with the Government of Costa Rica

    The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), represented by its Director General, Manuel Otero, and the Ministry of Foreign and Religious Affairs, through the Minister, Rodolfo Solano, renewed their general technical cooperation agreement.
  • Coffee farmer Denis Vásquez from Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua: “A well-nourished plant makes all the difference”

    The coffee leaf rust pest devastated Vásquez’s plot; however, the adequate use of fertilizers and disease- and pest-resistant coffee varieties has played a crucial role in overcoming the situation and achieving a healthy plot of land.
  • Coffee farmer Denis Vásquez from Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua: “A well-nourished plant makes all the difference”

    The coffee leaf rust pest devastated Vásquez’s plot; however, the adequate use of fertilizers and disease- and pest-resistant coffee varieties has played a crucial role in overcoming the situation and achieving a healthy plot of land.