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


  • San Salvador, El Salvador
    Thu, 03/14/2019

    Preparations are underway for a strategic plan for the sustainable development of Central American coffee cultivation

    The document is being prepared in response to requests by the Presidents of the region in a Special Declaration on pricing and trading of coffee in countries of the Central American Integration System (SICA).

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 03/13/2019

    About 3,000 farmer families in the Central American Dry Corridor will benefit from a project between the European Union and IICA

    The initiative seeks to assist small-scale producers of basic grains in one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change, by boosting their productivity and guaranteeing food security.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 03/12/2019

    IICA contributes to bridging Jamaica’s rural-urban divide

    In collaboration with the University of Technology of Jamaica (Utech, Jamaica), the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) has developed the components and objectives of a Master in Rural Development.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 03/08/2019

    IICA reaffirms its commitment to reducing the inequalities facing women

    The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is adopting an innovative approach and actions to foster the economic independence and empowerment of rural women. The Institute’s decisive actions stem from the recognition of a painful reality: rural women are among the most disadvantaged group of women.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 03/06/2019

    Caribbean Industrial Research Institute and IICA partner to boost agrifood development in the region

    Both entities signed a cooperation agreement that will pave the way for positioning agroindustry as a driver of sustainable economic progress, prompting improvements in the quality of life of people in the Caribbean.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mon, 03/04/2019

    Agreement between the Argentine Seed Producers’ Association (ASA) and IICA will boost the competitiveness of agriculture

    The memorandum of understanding, which was signed in Buenos Aires by Alfredo Paseyro, Executive Director of ASA, and Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, will generate technical cooperation actions aimed at preparing and implementing projects, conducting training sessions and exchanging information related to phytosanitary aspects, plant breeding and biotechnology, as well as seed treatment.


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