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  • 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.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Thu, 03/21/2019

    Efficient communication is key for societies to take advantage of progress in the field of genetics

    International experts and government officials from Argentina noted that gene editing is revolutionizing the biological sciences and affords valuable opportunities. They also agreed on the importance of communicating this progress in an efficient manner, in order to achieve a social consensus that would enable countries to enjoy and benefit from these developments.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 03/13/2019

    About 3,000 farmer families in the Central American Dry Corridor will benefit from a project between the European Union and IICA

    The initiative seeks to assist small-scale producers of basic grains in one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change, by boosting their productivity and guaranteeing food security.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Thu, 02/28/2019

    Argentina’s Secretariat of Science, Technology and Production Innovation and IICA establish a regional platform for Argentina to lead the development of the bioeconomy

    The initiative will be guided by an agreement, signed in Buenos Aires by Lino Barañao, Argentina’s Secretary of Science, Technology and Production Innovation, and Manuel Otero, Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA). Argentina will be at the forefront of bioeconomy development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

     

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