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  • 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.

  • Tela, Honduras
    Tue, 04/30/2019

    IICA expressed its support to Honduras in matters related to family farming, water resources management and climate change

    The Director General of IICA, Manuel Otero, participated in Central America’s primary agricultural forum in Honduras, along with scientists, business executives and NGO representatives, who discussed the outlook for the agriculture sector. The event was inaugurated by the President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Mon, 03/18/2019

    IICA earns a score of 100 in receiving the Blue Flag Ecological award

    The Costa Rica Headquarters of the specialized agency for agriculture and its Brazil and Colombia Offices were awarded a distinction in the eco diplomat category.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mon, 03/04/2019

    Agreement between the Argentine Seed Producers’ Association (ASA) and IICA will boost the competitiveness of agriculture

    The memorandum of understanding, which was signed in Buenos Aires by Alfredo Paseyro, Executive Director of ASA, and Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, will generate technical cooperation actions aimed at preparing and implementing projects, conducting training sessions and exchanging information related to phytosanitary aspects, plant breeding and biotechnology, as well as seed treatment.

  • Brasília, Brasil
    Thu, 02/07/2019

    IICA will collaborate with the Brazilian government to foster dam safety

    The Ministry of Regional Development disseminated Brazil’s Strategic Action Plan for the Rehabilitation of Dams, a product of technical cooperation with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 12/14/2018

    Experiences in seven countries will inform IICA’s bioeconomy strategies for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Experiences in the United States, Germany, Colombia, Spain, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia and the European Union will provide a frame of reference for the development of methodological guidelines and analyses. 

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