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  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Tue, 10/02/2018

    Tackling rural women’s invisibility is crucial to promoting development and banishing malnutrition

    During the Summit of the W20 - the G20 engagement group on gender equality - experts from IICA, the UN and the World Bank agreed that improving working and living conditions for rural women is crucial to promoting development. IICA is co-chair of W20 in its work on Rural Women.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 08/31/2018

    IICA has improved agricultural and rural inclusion in thirteen Latin American and Caribbean countries

    Over the last three years, the Institute was engaged in a project to assist in developing policies and institutional processes to support the design, implementation and participatory management of inclusive development projects in rural areas.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 08/06/2018

    IICA requests urgent, solid policies to benefit rural women

    The Institute made the request during a debate on rural development organized by Women 20 (W20), the women’s affinity group of the G20, which will present its recommendations to the leaders of that forum of developed and emerging nations.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 07/20/2018

    “It is not a matter of increasing the participation of rural women, but rather, of empowering them”

    Renowned Brazilian sociologist, Miriam Abramovay gave a conference on gender and rural women at the IICA Headquarters.

  • Trinidad and Tobago
    Mon, 05/28/2018

    IICA hosts annual accountability seminar in Trinidad and Tobago

    The 40 participants of the accountability seminar represented public and private sector entities as well as development partners, educational institutions and producer organizations.

  • Antigua and Barbuda
    Fri, 05/25/2018

    Producer groups to strengthen their governance and management

    The objective is to improve communication, efficiency and effectiveness.

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