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


  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 02/19/2019

    Antigua and Barbuda is seeking to guarantee its food supply by diversifying production

    The Caribbean country is banking on sweet potato- and cassava-based businesses to boost economic activity.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 02/13/2019

    Swiss agriculture draws closer to Latin America and the Caribbean

    The head of agriculture in Switzerland met with senior IICA personnel. The European country has eight commercial agreements with countries in the region, and is currently engaged in negotiations with MERCOSUR.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 02/11/2019

    Speaking at IICA, the winner of the 2018 World Food Prize analyzed the challenges in feeding the world sustainably

    The private sector must participate if we are to improve the population’s access to a balanced diet. Healthy food must be delicious and visually appealing in order to compete with nutrient-poor foods, said Lawrence Haddad at IICA Headquarters.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 02/08/2019

    Experts assembled at IICA to discuss how to develop sustainable food systems

    One hundred and fifty specialists gathered at the Headquarters of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) to attend the II Global Conference of the UN Sustainable Food Systems Program. Discussions focused on the need to ensure a balance between food production and the health of the planet.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 02/08/2019

    Global conference in Costa Rica receives ecological award in recognition of its sustainability and food waste reduction efforts

    The UN Sustainable Food Systems Program event, which was held at the headquarters of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), received the Ecological Blue Flag (BAE) award in the special events category.

  • Berlin, Germany
    Thu, 02/07/2019

    Bayer-IICA Agreement will promote food security and sustainable development in agriculture

    Access to technology, health, and training are the salient features of an agreement that was signed at Fruit Logistica 2019.


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