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


  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 10/31/2014

    Forum envisions new role for family agriculture in local economies

    Participants in the event, attended by the President of Costa Rica, analyzed the challenges facing the family agriculture sector and young people in rural areas.

  • Mexico
    Fri, 08/22/2014

    First stage of Mexico’s agricultural training for the Caribbean completed

    Subjects of the courses held for Caribbean professionals and producers included plant pathology, soil and water conservation and sheep production.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Thu, 07/17/2014

    Potato growers and agricultural institutions in Costa Rica create consortium for innovation

    The main objectives will be to promote associative enterprises in the potato chain and improve the supply, and increase the value added, of the product.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 05/13/2014

    Investment in eight key areas would enable LAC to realize the potential of its agriculture

    Working with the Global Harvest Initiative, the IDB and other international organizations, IICA contributed to the production of a new report on agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean that underscores the region’s importance as a global breadbasket.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 03/26/2014

    Water in Latin America and the Caribbean is of key importance to feeding the world

    A technical forum organized by IICA and HIDROCEC-UNA reported that, over a ten-year period, there has been a 40% increase in the water footprint from agriculture in this region.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 03/19/2014

    Food security concerns soften positions at the WTO

    During a forum at IICA, experts explained that, thanks to the ‘peace clause,’ countries would not challenge distortions to trade in food until food insecurity problems had been solved.


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