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  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 10/12/2018

    IICA celebrates International Day of Rural Women

    During a major event on October 16, IICA will present its strategies to support rural female workers, as well as two institutional initiatives: the book “Warriors – Rural Women Around the World” - which includes photographs by award-winning photojournalist Sebastião Salgado - and a photography exhibition resulting from a partnership with Vogue Brazil.

  • Brasilia, Brazil
    Tue, 10/09/2018

    International cooperation will allow for undertaking actions to boost food security and rural women’s visibility

    IICA, MDS and FLACSO signed an agreement to generate knowledge related to productive inclusion and cooperative undertakings.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica
    Fri, 10/05/2018

    IICA and Vogue, an unprecedented partnership to share the stories of rural female workers

    A team from the Brazilian edition of Vogue magazine traveled across four countries in the Americas to share the stories of women who live off the land and who, in many ways, sow a fairer society.

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Tue, 10/02/2018

    Tackling rural women’s invisibility is crucial to promoting development and banishing malnutrition

    During the Summit of the W20 - the G20 engagement group on gender equality - experts from IICA, the UN and the World Bank agreed that improving working and living conditions for rural women is crucial to promoting development. IICA is co-chair of W20 in its work on Rural Women.

  • San José, Costa Rica
    Fri, 07/20/2018

    “It is not a matter of increasing the participation of rural women, but rather, of empowering them”

    Renowned Brazilian sociologist, Miriam Abramovay gave a conference on gender and rural women at the IICA Headquarters.

  • Saint Lucia
    Thu, 07/19/2018

    Women in agriculture across the region choose new leadership

    Ms. Carmen Nurse is the new President of CANROP.

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