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.
Renowned Brazilian sociologist, Miriam Abramovay gave a conference on gender and rural women at the IICA Headquarters.
The 40 participants of the accountability seminar represented public and private sector entities as well as development partners, educational institutions and producer organizations.
The objective is to improve communication, efficiency and effectiveness.
Members of the Caribbean Network of Rural Women Producers (CANROP) from Saint Lucia and Suriname realize the benefits of effective networking for mutual enhancement of their agri-businesses.
It took two years to produce a companion publication showcasing the 20 works by Mexican artist Cruzgaali, which are accompanied by essays on aspects of agriculture and rural life across the continent.