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  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas

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  • Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis
    Mon, 08/26/2019

    Taiwan ICDF and IICA strengthen agricultural cooperation in the Caribbean

    The joint work between the two entities will prioritize the promotion of climate-smart technologies and the strengthening of agricultural value chains.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 08/22/2019

    Costa Rica presents regulations for sustainable pineapple production

    The document, which compiles good pineapple production practices, was jointly developed by the country’s ministries of Agriculture, the Environment and Health, with support from IICA.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 08/21/2019

    Microsoft, Lantern Technologies and IICA create IoT device to facilitate agro-climate monitoring by producers

    The first climate station prototype will be introduced in the field, for use in the Central American Program for Integrated Coffee Rust Management (PROCAGICA), under the direction of IICA and financed by the European Union.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 08/08/2019

    6,000 small-scale coffee farms in Central America and the Dominican Republic boosted their sustainability

    Since 2016, the Central American Program for Integrated Coffee Rust Management (PROCAGICA), which is funded by the European Union and implemented by IICA, has been fostering the modernization of farms and integrated crop management in this sector.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 08/07/2019

    Speaking in Argentina, IICA’s Director General appeals for support to develop agriculture in Central America and the Caribbean

    Manuel Otero addressed the Congress of the Argentine No-Till Farmers Association (AAPRESID), where he called for the strengthening of supranational institutions to assist in tackling the devastating effects of climate change. He also urged countries with developed agriculture sectors to provide greater support to Central America and the Caribbean.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 08/05/2019

    Rural women entrepreneurs strengthened their capabilities through a course delivered by the Ministry of Labor of Costa Rica and IICA

    They received training in empowerment, entrepreneurship, e-commerce, accounting, office automation and food handling.

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