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


  • San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 05/14/2019

    Central America aims to reduce the impact of antimicrobial resistance in the agrifood chain

    Countries are making headway in developing a regional strategy and national surveillance plans to prevent and control this problem in animal-based products.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 05/13/2019

    IICA warns of the negative impact of falling coffee prices and urges governments and the private sector to find solutions

    Millions of coffee-farming families are unable to cover production costs, overcome debts, maintain employment levels or tend to their crops with the minimum investment required for farming. The Director General of IICA urged the coffee agroindustrial chain and governments to commit to identifying consistent solutions.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 05/09/2019

    Director General of IICA receives widespread support to move forward with institutional renewal process

    During its annual meeting, the Advisory Commission of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) analyzed operational matters together with the Director General, Manuel Otero, who received support to continue restructuring the specialized agency.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 05/06/2019

    28 countries in the Americas aligned their views regarding the health code for terrestrial and aquatic animals

    During a meeting in Costa Rica, the countries harmonized their stances prior to the General Session of the World Organisation for Animal Health, to be held at the end of May.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 05/03/2019

    IICA and Chile explore cooperation opportunities that would benefit Latin America and the Caribbean in matters related to safety, adaptation to climate change and scholarships for professional

    Joint actions will be undertaken by the Institute and the Chilean International Cooperation Agency for Development following a meeting between authorities from both organizations.

  • Panama City, Panama
    Fri, 05/03/2019

    Panama, IICA and CAF sign an agreement to launch an agricultural development plan in Panama

    The Director General of IICA, Manuel Otero, witnessed the signing of the agreement with the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MIDA) of Panama, which will launch the country’s Agricultural Master Plan for the Western Region. The plan will initially benefit about 15,000 agricultural producers and will receive funding from the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF).


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