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  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 07/11/2019

    Microsoft and IICA create open access video platform on agriculture

    IICA Play is a new tool for reducing digital and education divides. Producers across the hemisphere will have access to more than one hundred videos with technical and educational content related to agriculture, ranging from the efficient use of natural resources to methods of treating plant health diseases.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 07/08/2019

    South-South cooperation will strengthen beekeeping in Barbados and Dominica

    In collaboration with Argentina, a project will be implemented in these countries to generate best practices for the entire beekeeping industry in the Caribbean.

  • Portoviejo, Ecuador
    Mon, 07/08/2019

    Ecuador inaugurates plant that produces biocosmetics for commercial sale made from pine-nut oil

    A project by IICA and the Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador allowed for consolidating this business undertaking in the field of bioeconomy, which will be operated by pine-nut producers in the province of Manabí.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Fri, 07/05/2019

    Consensus to incorporate South America’s production systems into indices that measure climate change

    The Director General of the IICA participated on Seminar in Buenos Aires. Participants at the event analyzed the contribution of agriculture to climate change mitigation and the manner in which countries of the Southern Cone contribute to improving the net carbon balance of soils.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 07/04/2019

    IICA launches online forum to promote the empowerment of rural women

    The forum, which can be accessed at ruralwomen.iica.int, will provide an information- and data-sharing platform to raise awareness about the inequalities faced by these women, in a bid to pave the way for actions that guarantee equity.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Sat, 06/29/2019

    IICA presented a broad overview of the status of food security in the Americas

    The Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, delivered a presentation during the 49th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), calling on the organization to serve as a discussion forum for matters related to food and nutrition security on the continent.

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