The Caribbean country is banking on sweet potato- and cassava-based businesses to boost economic activity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Access to technology, health, and training are the salient features of an agreement that was signed at Fruit Logistica 2019.