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


  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 12/17/2018

    Bioeconomy: Costa Rica’s bid to develop agriculture and rural areas

    Throughout this year, the Central American country has been preparing a national strategy on this issue, with input from public institutions involved in science, technology, the environment and agriculture.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 12/14/2018

    Experiences in seven countries will inform IICA’s bioeconomy strategies for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Experiences in the United States, Germany, Colombia, Spain, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia and the European Union will provide a frame of reference for the development of methodological guidelines and analyses. 

  • San José
    Wed, 04/05/2017

    Renewable energies underscored as sustainable solutions to satisfy the growing demand for energy

    Brazilian case shows that geographic planning, through hydro-information systems, allows for integrated planning and efficient use of water, energy, and food resources.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 08/11/2014

    Fostering the national dialogue for promoting biofuels in Costa Rica

    IICA supports the inclusion of agricultural producers in an initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture that seeks to use biomass to produce biofuels in the country.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 04/01/2014

    Jatropha research takes off in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The aim of the studies being carried out in countries of the region is to find commercial varieties of Jatropha that can be used to produce pure vegetable oil, biodiesel and biokerosene.

  • Montevideo, Uruguay
    Mon, 03/19/2012

    Bioeconomy, a new paradigm for sustainable development?

    A consortium of researchers will launch an e-consultation on the formulation of policy recommendations aimed at promoting bioeconomy development in Latin America and the Caribbean.


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