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  • Washington
    Thu, 05/16/2019

    After receiving a strong endorsement from the OAS for its institutional activities, IICA held talks to strengthen its work program with the USDA

    The Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, strengthened the joint work program with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which focuses on the promotion of the intensive use of technology to raise productivity, and Codex Alimentarius standards.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 05/14/2019

    Central America aims to reduce the impact of antimicrobial resistance in the agrifood chain

    Countries are making headway in developing a regional strategy and national surveillance plans to prevent and control this problem in animal-based products.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 03/13/2019

    About 3,000 farmer families in the Central American Dry Corridor will benefit from a project between the European Union and IICA

    The initiative seeks to assist small-scale producers of basic grains in one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change, by boosting their productivity and guaranteeing food security.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mon, 03/04/2019

    Agreement between the Argentine Seed Producers’ Association (ASA) and IICA will boost the competitiveness of agriculture

    The memorandum of understanding, which was signed in Buenos Aires by Alfredo Paseyro, Executive Director of ASA, and Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, will generate technical cooperation actions aimed at preparing and implementing projects, conducting training sessions and exchanging information related to phytosanitary aspects, plant breeding and biotechnology, as well as seed treatment.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 02/22/2019

    “Technology and infrastructure: the tools to face climate change”

    The Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Argentina, Guillermo Bernaudo, participated in a workshop aimed at discussing possible future scenarios for agriculture in the face of climate change and trade disputes; he also applauded the role played by IICA.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 02/21/2019

    Agriculture leaders imagine the future of food in Latin America and the Caribbean Region

    The World Bank leads an initiative that seeks to ensure that agriculture and food systems in LAC deliver inclusive growth, create jobs, and help feed some of the world population in a sustainable, nutritious, and safe way.

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