• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas

Agricultural Health


  • 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.

  • Collaboration

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

  • Synergy

    IICA-SENASA agreement will enable continuous improvement of agricultural health and agrifood safety services in Argentina

  • Blue Flag

    Global conference in Costa Rica receives ecological award in recognition of its sustainability and food waste reduction efforts

  • Press Release

    Biosecurity and Disease Prevention in Back-yard Poultry


  • Technical forum

    Accredited Third-Party Certification Program and Voluntary Qualified Importer Program

  • Technical forum

    The dispute settlement system of the WTO and its relationship to sanitary and phytosanitary measures

  • Virtual forum

    Importance of assessing the impact of disasters on the livestock sector and presentation of a course in good emergency response practices

5 países del Caribe fortalecen sus conocimientos en Codex Alimentarius


IICA and the Government of Chile carried out a project that consisted of training 5 Caribbean countries to strengthen the management and knowledge of the Codex Alimentarius. How they did it?

They shared tactics to participate better in Codex meetings and generated strategies to have a greater impact on the elaboration of the guidelines that are analyzed there. They were strengthened at the national and country levels.

The initiative was financed by the Fondo Chile and executed by Achipia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Learn more about this project.


  • Mientras nuestra agricultura hace el tránsito necesario hacia una agricultura más sustentable, es necesario mejorar la gestión que se realiza de los residuos de pesticidas. Los lechos biológicos constituyen una tecnología sencilla y económica para resguardar la salud humana y del medioambiente.

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