The event will bring together more than 200 representatives of government agencies, entrepreneurs, as well as industry and academic leaders, who will search for solutions to the primary issues that affect countries across the region in this area.
With the support of IICA, the cocoa sector of this Caribbean country will continue to make progress in adopting good sanitary, trade, and production practices.
A joint initiative by the USDA, USAID, and IICA will enable countries of the region to enhance the quality and guarantee the safety of agricultural products throughout the agro-production chain.
Agricultural chains will boost competitiveness by accessing existing or forthcoming statistical, geospatial, and trade databases
As part of its technical cooperation efforts in the country last year, IICA supported water infrastructure development, vegetable cultivation, and the use of Perone hive technology.
The Institute believes that rural youth can be the catalysts for positive social, economic, and environmental changes in their own communities.