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  • Mexico City
    Fri, 04/05/2019

    Microsoft, Global Hitss and IICA join forces to drive the digital transformation of agriculture in Latin America

    The three entities have established a partnership to drive the development of technological solutions, with the aim of bridging the digital gap in the agriculture sector of Latin America and the Caribbean. The first programs, which will involve the creation of apps for water and pest management, as well as chatbots to assist farmers, will be launched in Argentina and Brazil.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 03/28/2019

    Costa Rica and IICA drive strategy for the digital transformation of the agriculture sector

    Productivity and competitiveness will be fostered through the implementation of disruptive technologies, such as drones, sensors, precision agriculture, Big Data, Internet of Things and artificial intelligence, among other technologies.

  • Ottawa, ON
    Thu, 02/21/2019

    No licence needed by exporters of agri-food products to Canada!

    Mr. Daniel Burgoyne of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) was the special guest presenter at the forum hosted by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Office in Canada and talked about the new requirements under the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Thu, 01/31/2019

    Ten countries in the Americas to be equipped with an integrated early warning system to tackle coffee leaf rust

    Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru, Jamaica and Dominican Republic are part of this initiative, which will benefit 5,000,000 people in the region who directly depend on the production of this crop.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 01/18/2019

    Microsoft and IICA define a roadmap for the digital transformation of agriculture in the Americas

    The partnership between Microsoft and IICA will provide technological developments to transform agriculture in the Americas through innovation, for the benefit of rural women and youth in particular.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 10/31/2018

    Microsoft-IICA Agreement will boost innovation and the use of technology in the agriculture sector of the Americas

    Today, the technological company and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture formalized a strategic relationship to facilitate the implementation of the Internet of Things, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in the agriculture sector of the Americas.

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