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  • San José, Costa Rica
    Wed, 07/17/2019

    Costa Rica officially launches its Fab Lab: an innovation lab for agriculture

    The new lab is an initiative spearheaded by Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT) of Costa Rica and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation for Agriculture (IICA). The initiative may be replicated in other Latin American and Caribbean countries. 

  • Portoviejo, Ecuador
    Mon, 07/08/2019

    Ecuador inaugurates plant that produces biocosmetics for commercial sale made from pine-nut oil

    A project by IICA and the Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador allowed for consolidating this business undertaking in the field of bioeconomy, which will be operated by pine-nut producers in the province of Manabí.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 06/12/2019

    Expert networks promoted by IICA will support research and innovation in family farming in the Americas

    IICA has committed to promoting these networks to support the Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (FONTAGRO), sponsored by the Institute and the IDB.

  • Mexico City
    Tue, 05/21/2019

    Innovators from Costa Rica, Spain and Mexico win the 2019 INNOVAGRO award

    A total of 36 initiatives from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, the Netherlands, Mexico and Peru participated.

  • 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.

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