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

Food safety


  • Caribbean countries discuss international standards on plant health and pest prevention

    IICA provides countries in this region with the tools required to address matters related to international standards on plant health.

  • Agricultural Health

    Caribbean countries discuss international standards on plant health and pest prevention

  • Good practices

    Bayer and IICA launch training to support sustainable production

  • Good practices

    Costa Rica presents regulations for sustainable pineapple production

  • A course

    FDA and IICA train agricultural instructors on the requirements for exporting fresh produce to the United States


  • Webinar

    Safe Food for Canadians Act

  • Technical forum

    Accredited Third-Party Certification Program and Voluntary Qualified Importer Program

  • Workshop

    Using Geospatial Tools for Agricultural Monitoring

1. Food safety, international trade and the fishery sector


SPS Cariforum Training Videos - Food Safety Fishery Products

The SPS project is one component of the 10th EDF SPS Programme titled: "Support to the Caribbean Forum of ACP States in the implementation of the Commitments Undertaken under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)".

The outcomes of the SPS Project are intended to increase production and trade in agriculture and fisheries which meet international standards while protecting plant,animal and human health and the environment. 

The initiative is implemented by  IICA in collaboration with other institutions and it is funded by the EU.


  • Una reciente regulación europea restringe los niveles de cadmio permitidos en los granos de cacao. Es un nuevo reto para los pequeños productores pequeña escala de cacao fino de aroma de Perú y Trinidad y Tobago, que exportan al viejo continente.

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