Ir Arriba


The program focuses on implementing actions to enhance the well-being of people in rural communities. It seeks to manage knowledge and assist in the formulation of territorial development policies and programs, in addition to facilitating access to production assets and public and private services.

Territories are units encompassing both rural and urban spaces, where there is a need to strengthen the role of rural enterprises, particularly family farming initiatives and their contributions.

  • 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

    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

    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.
  • News

    Artwork by Argentinean painter Manuel Cancel is featured on IICA’s virtual gallery “Art, Education and Agriculture”

    The gallery, which is available on IICA’s website, features paintings that depict different realities of rural areas in the Americas.
  • News

    Brazil: first Latin American country slated to benefit from agricultural digital solutions, spearheaded by Nobel Prize winner, Michael Kremer

    This was announced by Brazil’s Minister of Agriculture, Tereza Cristina, at a ceremony in which the 2019 Nobel Prize winner for Economics was named an IICA Goodwill Ambassador. The focus will be family farming.


  • Promoting sustaniable Livelihood through the utilization of Permapiculture for Mangrove rehabilitation in costal communities in Surinam

  • Pascal Girot, Director de la escuela de Geografía - UCR

  • Entrevista a Ana Cristina Quirós, Viceministra de Agricultura de Costa Rica. Rally Femenino 2020.

  • Día Internacional de la Mujer 2020. Soy la generación igualdad.

Contact us

Technical Cooperation Direction

José Carlos Arze

Program Manager