Collaboration with international agencies, the rebuilding of protected environments and the rehabilitation of agricultural chains are areas for immediate attention.
The SRI methodology, which reduces the economic cost and environmental impact of rice farming, is contributing to renewing production on farms in Costa Rica and other Latin American countries.
The joint work between the two entities will prioritize the promotion of climate-smart technologies and the strengthening of agricultural value chains.
The Director General of the IICA participated on Seminar in Buenos Aires. Participants at the event analyzed the contribution of agriculture to climate change mitigation and the manner in which countries of the Southern Cone contribute to improving the net carbon balance of soils.
IICA is participating in two projects—funded by the Resilient Food Production Component of the EU’s EUROCLIMA+ Program—which seek to enhance the resilience of agriculture to climate change in various Latin American countries.
Joint actions will be undertaken by the Institute and the Chilean International Cooperation Agency for Development following a meeting between authorities from both organizations.