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


  • Iowa, United States
    Tue, 10/11/2016

    Study reveals that agricultural productivity must increase by 1.75 % annually to feed the world

    IICA, as a consultative partner of the authors of the study, contributed to this report by sharing examples of work that the Institute has executed with partners in several of IICA country members.

  • Nevis
    Mon, 09/05/2016

    IICA extends greenhouse technology to primary school in Nevis

    The construction of a greenhouse, with support from IICA, will help reduce the cost of a school feeding programme that benefits 300 students.

  • Mario Santizo, from the University of Rafael Landivar, Guatemala
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Wed, 05/25/2016

    Central America and the Dominican Republic aim at strengthening the production of safer food

    A course on food safety auditing, organized by IICA and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will allow countries to update their capacities in this area.

  • Inundación
    San José, Costa Rica
    Tue, 03/15/2016

    The role of the agricultural sector in the international climate change negotiations: specialists share their experience

    An event was held to enable specialists to present the main results of the COP 21 and explain the close links that exist among climate change, agriculture and food security.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 02/15/2016

    IICA, FAO, OIRSA and CATIE pool resources to contribute to sanitary and safety risk management in Central America

    • Guaranteeing agricultural health and food safety is key to achieving the food and nutrition security of the population.
    • Regional agencies agreed to establish a mechanism for dialogue for the coordination of agricultural health and food safety actions, and the development of a joint action plan.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 11/11/2015

    IICA specialists and members of Costa Rica’s CLIITAs receive training in how to reduce food losses

    Experts from the Institute and other organizations were taught how to use and apply a methodology that helps reduce postharvest losses in agricultural crops.


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