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


  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 06/07/2019

    IICA reaffirms commitment to champion safe and secure agrifood production in the Americas

    Manuel Otero, Director General of the specialized agency for agriculture, reiterated this commitment, on the occasion of World Food Safety Day, which is celebrated today.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 06/06/2019

    Agribusiness leaders from Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru discuss opportunities and endorse the creation of a subregional Forum of Agriculture Ministers

    At the invitation of IICA, business leaders from Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru met in Bogotá to promote joint efforts to exploit trade opportunities. They also backed the creation of a Forum of Ministers of Agriculture of the Pacific Region, as a potentially valuable mechanism for boosting trade.

  • Antigua, Guatemala
    Thu, 05/30/2019

    Resilient food production projects are now underway

    IICA is participating in two projects—funded by the Resilient Food Production Component of the EU’s EUROCLIMA+ Program—which seek to enhance the resilience of agriculture to climate change in various Latin American countries.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 05/29/2019

    Colombia’s National Council of Secretaries of Agriculture (CONSA) underlines the importance of IICA’s technical support for the country’s agriculture sector

    The point was made during the first meeting between President Iván Duque and the country’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Andrés Valencia, and representatives of all the agencies involved in agriculture.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 05/29/2019

    IICA’s Director General addresses the CAS and signs an agreement with Chile to contribute to the development of the Araucanía region

    The Ministers of Agriculture of the Southern Agricultural Council (CAS) member countries endorsed the convening of a meeting of the Inter-American Board of Agriculture (IABA) in October. IICA committed to support the efforts of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay in the area of associativity and to assist in the production and territorial development of Chile’s Araucanía region.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 05/27/2019

    Central American and Caribbean coffee institutes search for joint solutions to the sector’s critical situation

    According to data by PROMECAFE, the regional integration mechanism for the coffee sector, 25% of Arabica coffee consumed worldwide is produced in Central America, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica.


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