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


  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 11/21/2018

    IICA will broaden support in biosafety for its Member States

    The announcement was made during the ninth Conference of the Parties (COP/MOP-9) in Egypt, during which the Institute highlighted the critical role that technologies play in consolidating  the sustainable, comprehensive development of humanity, which is currently undergoing multiple, vertiginous changes.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 11/12/2018

    IICA and Bayer – on the path to a strategic partnership to drive sustainable agriculture in the Americas

    The organizations will devise a framework agreement to facilitate joint initiatives in areas such as biotechnology, bioinputs, pollination and food production.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 10/08/2018

    Countries in the Americas to present their positions on biotechnology and biosafety

    Starting today, delegates from 15 countries will share their country’s perspective at a meeting organized by IICA, in preparation for next month’s Conference of the Parties in Egypt. 

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 05/11/2018

    “Guardians” of America’s seeds acquired state-of-the-art expertise in germbanks

    This took place at a workshop at IICA’s Headquarters in San José, Costa Rica, which was  organized by Crop Trust for the second time in a Latin America country.

  • Franklin Marin
    Guanajuato, México
    Thu, 02/25/2016

    Online course will provide training in applied biotechnology in agriculture

    This initiative is part of the Mexico-Caribbean-Central American Countries Technical Cooperation Program led by IICA and SAGARPA of Mexico.

  • Alejandro Hernández, CropLife Director of Biotechnology for Central America and the Caribbean (right); José R. Perdomo, President of CropLife; Víctor M. Villalobos, Director General of IICA; and Pedro Rocha, IICA Specialist in Biotechnology and Biosafety
    San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 12/15/2015

    New cooperation agreement promotes a responsible use of agricultural technologies in rural production

    An agreement between IICA and CropLife will foster the development of training programs and the dissemination of scientifically-founded knowledge, among other activities.


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