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

    Director General of IICA receives strong support for institutional modernization process

    The Executive Committee, a governing body of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), brought together delegates from about twenty countries in San Jose, Costa Rica. The participants expressed strong support for the institutional modernization process led by Director General Manuel Otero.

  • Mexico City
    Mon, 07/15/2019

    IICA presents a proposal to strengthen Mexico’s cow’s milk chain

    The proposal is in response to a request by the country’s Executive Commission for Cow’s Milk (CEBL - Spanish acronym), which is seeking to strengthen the institutional framework and governance of the sector.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 07/15/2019

    FDA and IICA train agricultural instructors on the requirements for exporting fresh produce to the United States

    A course carried out in Costa Rica will equip 56 delegates from eight Latin American countries to provide training on this regulation to producers, academics and officers involved in the production and commercialization of fresh fruits and vegetables for the U.S. market.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 07/11/2019

    Microsoft and IICA create open access video platform on agriculture

    IICA Play is a new tool for reducing digital and education divides. Producers across the hemisphere will have access to more than one hundred videos with technical and educational content related to agriculture, ranging from the efficient use of natural resources to methods of treating plant health diseases.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 07/08/2019

    South-South cooperation will strengthen beekeeping in Barbados and Dominica

    In collaboration with Argentina, a project will be implemented in these countries to generate best practices for the entire beekeeping industry in the Caribbean.

  • Portoviejo, Ecuador
    Mon, 07/08/2019

    Ecuador inaugurates plant that produces biocosmetics for commercial sale made from pine-nut oil

    A project by IICA and the Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador allowed for consolidating this business undertaking in the field of bioeconomy, which will be operated by pine-nut producers in the province of Manabí.

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