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  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas

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  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 05/13/2019

    IICA warns of the negative impact of falling coffee prices and urges governments and the private sector to find solutions

    Millions of coffee-farming families are unable to cover production costs, overcome debts, maintain employment levels or tend to their crops with the minimum investment required for farming. The Director General of IICA urged the coffee agroindustrial chain and governments to commit to identifying consistent solutions.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Wed, 04/10/2019

    A web-based information platform on agricultural markets in the Americas is in the pipeline

    Agricultural chains will boost competitiveness by accessing existing or forthcoming statistical, geospatial, and trade databases

  • Paramaribo, Suriname
    Tue, 04/09/2019

    Suriname is now more equipped to tackle drought and diversify production

    As part of its technical cooperation efforts in the country last year, IICA supported water infrastructure development, vegetable cultivation, and the use of Perone hive technology.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 04/02/2019

    Costa Rica cocoa producers to benefit from a new development plan for the sector

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica (MAG), with the support of IICA, spearheaded an initiative to increase the competitiveness of smallholder cocoa farmers in the Northern Huetar, Caribbean Huetar and Brunca regions.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Mon, 11/12/2018

    Women from six Caribbean countries receive training and exhibit their products to strengthen their business undertakings

    IICA, FAO and wholesalers from the region’s food sector facilitated learning processes on marketing and value-adding for food and handicrafts to support organizations of small-scale producers in Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Jamaica, Guyana, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Tue, 10/30/2018

    Infrastructural gaps: stumbling blocks to the development of Caribbean countries

    Study maintains that improvements in port infrastructure will foster smooth and secure trade flow of food products as well as the development of small farmers in the region.

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