• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas

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  • Castries, St. Lucia
    Tue, 07/23/2019

    IICA facilitates internships for secondary students to build interest in agriculture careers

    The Interns were introduced to commercial mushroom production, veterinary services, aquaponics and organic farming.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 07/17/2019

    Costa Rica officially launches its Fab Lab: an innovation lab for agriculture

    The new lab is an initiative spearheaded by Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT) of Costa Rica and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation for Agriculture (IICA). The initiative may be replicated in other Latin American and Caribbean countries. 

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 05/23/2019

    IICA and Bayer launch joint actions to boost agricultural sustainability

    Efforts will focus on empowering small-scale producers, promoting good agricultural practices through demonstration plots, and fostering youth leadership, among other areas.

  • Zaragoza, Spain
    Mon, 04/08/2019

    IICA highlights the situation of rural youth in the Americas at an event in Spain

    The Institute believes that rural youth can be the catalysts for positive social, economic, and environmental changes in their own communities.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 03/29/2019

    Partnership between the Pan-American Development Foundation (PADF) and IICA to benefit vulnerable communities in the Americas

    Programs in both organizations will focus on promoting inclusion and empowerment through initiatives targeting vulnerable communities, such as migrants, women and young people from rural areas, people of African descent, and indigenous peoples. Katie Taylor, Executive Director of PADF, and Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA discussed joint actions in the Central American Dry Corridor, Haiti and Colombia.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 01/18/2019

    Microsoft and IICA define a roadmap for the digital transformation of agriculture in the Americas

    The partnership between Microsoft and IICA will provide technological developments to transform agriculture in the Americas through innovation, for the benefit of rural women and youth in particular.

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