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


  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 07/23/2019

    U.S. and South American officers and producers’ organizations receive technical training to combat African swine fever

    The General Secretariat of the Andean Community (SGCAN) and IICA hosted a training session led by specialists of both entities as well as the European Union.

  • Castries, St. Lucia
    Tue, 07/23/2019

    IICA facilitates internships for secondary students to build interest in agriculture careers

    The Interns were introduced to commercial mushroom production, veterinary services, aquaponics and organic farming.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 07/22/2019

    IICA’s modernization is encouraging greater participation by Member States in its governing bodies

    IICA’s renewal measures are prompting a more proactive attitude among countries in the Institute’s governing bodies. The Executive Committee approved the 2020-2021 budget and the key areas of focus of the meeting of Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas, which will be held in October in Costa Rica.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 07/19/2019

    Argentina’s experience will strengthen beekeeping in the Caribbean with the support of IICA

    IICA will coordinate a project aimed at increasing honey production in Caribbean countries, using a new variety of beehives.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 07/17/2019

    Costa Rica officially launches its Fab Lab: an innovation lab for agriculture

    The new lab is an initiative spearheaded by Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT) of Costa Rica and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation for Agriculture (IICA). The initiative may be replicated in other Latin American and Caribbean countries. 

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 07/16/2019

    In partnership with the Carolina Foundation and FUNIBER, IICA increases academic options for young professionals

     Agricultural engineering, nutrition, food biotechnology, environmental management, business and other agriculture-related studies are just some of the options available to students in the Americas.


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