Since 2016, the Central American Program for Integrated Coffee Rust Management (PROCAGICA), which is funded by the European Union and implemented by IICA, has been fostering the modernization of farms and integrated crop management in this sector.
Manuel Otero addressed the Congress of the Argentine No-Till Farmers Association (AAPRESID), where he called for the strengthening of supranational institutions to assist in tackling the devastating effects of climate change. He also urged countries with developed agriculture sectors to provide greater support to Central America and the Caribbean.
They received training in empowerment, entrepreneurship, e-commerce, accounting, office automation and food handling.
From harmonizing product terms, to sharing Best Practices, to promoting greater market transparency –The MIOA is working well for producers and buyers in the Americas.
The Interns were introduced to commercial mushroom production, veterinary services, aquaponics and organic farming.
IICA hosted a roundtable discussion related to sanitary and phytosanitary negotiations, which included the participation of representatives of the international agrifood community and importers from Canada, the European Union and the United States.