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  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas

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  • Saint Lucia
    Thu, 07/19/2018

    Women in agriculture across the region choose new leadership

    Ms. Carmen Nurse is the new President of CANROP.

  • Ottawa, Ontario
    Thu, 07/19/2018

    Attractive Opportunities for Women in the Cacao Sector

    Women increasing the income base of families, communities and countries with chocolate!Women increasing the income base of families, communities and countries with chocolate!

  • Pamaribo
    Thu, 05/10/2018

    Two CANROP chapters share knowledge to increase their economic opportunities

    Members of the Caribbean Network of Rural Women Producers (CANROP) from Saint Lucia and Suriname realize the benefits of effective networking for mutual enhancement of their agri-businesses. 

  • San José
    Wed, 01/17/2018

    IICA and SICA sign an agreement to promote a new model of rurality in Central America

    Both organizations will work toward a sustainable agriculture at the service of people.

  • Micoud, Saint Lucia
    Mon, 11/20/2017

    Rural Women in Saint Lucia Benefit from Chocolate Training Initiative

    The Associative Internship capacity building workshop was aimed at advancing the Associative Inter

  • Washington, D.C.
    Wed, 03/08/2017

    Women in agricultural development: the challenging task of coordinating multilateral collaboration

    Women are the world’s food producers, making up 43% of the global agriculture labor force. Women tend dairy cows, conserve indigenous seeds, grow gardens for schools, harvest coffee, and carry out many other –frequently unpaid- tasks. Yet, often times their hard work is taken for granted when we enjoy our meals.  It is important to invest in women farmers and make sure that they have the same access to resources - including knowledge and technologies – as men.

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