The Caribbean authorities participate in the ministerial mission organized by IICA in search of South-South cooperation.
Others taking part in the mission include senior representatives of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI).
Both organizations will work toward a sustainable agriculture at the service of people.
Effective knowledge transfer, improved practices and agricultural innovation could increase productivity in the Americas to better feed the growing global population.
Six South American countries prepare a regional strategy and national surveillance plans to prevent and control antimicrobial resistance in food animals.
The agreement will establish technical and scientific cooperation regarding food security, focusing on research and roots and tubers value chain development within the context of climate change.