A cross-sectoral project against land degradation caught the attention of a group of Latin American researchers promoting agriculture’s adaptation to climate change.
The beneficiaries have been able to sell the surpluses that are not used for direct household consumption.
At an international forum, the Institute pointed to the need to promote the agricultural insurance industry in order to support the development of agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean.
IICA, USDA, USAID and the FDA prepared Costa Rica’s exporters for the regulations likely to be introduced under of the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act
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.
Subjects of the courses held for Caribbean professionals and producers included plant pathology, soil and water conservation and sheep production.