The joint work between the two entities will prioritize the promotion of climate-smart technologies and the strengthening of agricultural value chains.
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.
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.
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.
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.
They received training in empowerment, entrepreneurship, e-commerce, accounting, office automation and food handling.