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  • News

    Renowned livestock entrepreneur Maris Llorens, from Paraguay, is awarded the title of IICA Goodwill Ambassador

    The commendation was presented to her by the Director General of the Institute, Manuel Otero, for her contributions to innovative livestock farming and environmental preservation.
  • News

    The Green Climate Fund and IICA will implement a joint program to mitigate the climate change impact of the livestock sector of the Americas

    The first step of the initiative—the undertaking of feasibility studies through a 1.5 million dollar capital contribution by the GCF—will assist in developing more efficient production processes and will give both the private and public sectors an opportunity to pitch their projects.
  • News

    Mexican researcher Gabriela Olmedo receives recognition as “IICA Chair” in Biotechnology and Innovation

    Mrs. Olmedo is the first woman to direct the Center for Research and Advanced Studies (CINVESTAV) of the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico. She stands out as a researcher in the field of Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology and her studies focus on biotechnological developments for agriculture, such as biofertilizers.
  • News

    Argentinian biochemist Raquel Chan receives IICA Chair title for her significant contribution to strengthening national science and technology systems

    As a researcher, Dr. Chan led the development of the HB4 gene, which comes from sunflowers and provides wheat and soybeans with greater tolerance to droughts.
  • News

    With overwhelming support from the countries of the Americas for his efforts to drive agricultural sustainability, Otero assumes his second term as IICA Director General

    This is the veterinary surgeon’s second consecutive term as head of the specialist agency in agricultural development and rural well-being


  • High-level dialogue - Climate change and the agricultural sector: A Call to Action from the Americas

  • A Healthier Choice - Bio Fortification of Rice Explained

  • World Food Prize - IICA Side Event: Agrifood Systems in the Region: Challenges and Necessary Actions

  • Commemoration of the International Day of Rural Women - Forum "Priorities in the gender agenda"

  • Initiative

    Global Alliance Against TR4

    The Alliance’s mission is to support the banana industry and its actors in the fight against TR4, by developing knowledge, technology, and mechanisms aimed at finding a definitive scientific solution.

  • Webinars

    IICA events

    IICA-organized virtual event offerings

  • Tribute to food chain workers

    Popular music homage to those who work day to day to put food on our tables

    A campaign to express appreciation to and recognize the work of farmers and food chain workers who, at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, guarantee food production, transportation, commercialization and supply in countries throughout the Americas.

  • Rural Women


    IICA is committed to giving visibility to the role of women and accelerating the development of sound public policies for the benefit of women who live in the countryside.

  • Atlas for Agriculture

    LAC: A leading player in global agrifood market

    This publication is intended to highlight the share of important agrifood products that the region supplies to the rest of the world, in order to contribute data and useful information for decision-making.

  • High-level seminars

    Analysis of post covid-19 scenarios

  • The Outlook for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Americas:

    A Perspective on Latin America and the Caribbean

    Each edition of the ECLAC-FAO-IICA joint report analyzes the main trends that affect agriculture and impact the lives of rural dwellers, and provides an outlook on possible future scenarios with respect to each topic covered by the document.

  • Support

    IICA expresses solidarity with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, calling for support of the recovery efforts

    Brief summary of official reports and news bulletins about the ongoing situation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, following the La Soufrière Volcano eruption.