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  • News

    In the run-up to COP28, increasing importance of digitalization in agriculture highlighted by actions in Colombia and Mexico under IICA program that promotes sustainable development in rural areas

    The introduction of digital technologies is, undoubtedly, a prerequisite for transforming agrifood systems and making them more sustainable and resilient in the face of climate change. These technologies enable stakeholders to make much more efficient use of external inputs and natural resources, thus helping to reduce environmental impacts.
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    Over one hundred women involved in agriculture and natural resource management in Costa Rica strengthened their digital and geospatial technology skills at IICA Headquarters

    Since 2019, the GeoFem: Women in Geospatial Technologies (Rally Femenino) workshops organized by IICA and its international partners have provided empowerment and training in innovation technology for more than 500 women. The most recent workshop was co-organized with SERVIR – a joint NASA and USAID initiative.
  • News

    Argentina’s Ministry of Science and IICA select and lend their support to eight bioeconomy research projects on technologies applied to agriculture, with a regional scope

    The initiatives will be launched within the framework of scientific-technological cooperation between MinCyT and IICA. They will address various topics, namely the development of biomaterials, waste biorefineries, bioenergy, bioinputs and bioenterprises.
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    International cooperation agencies meeting at IICA stress the need for a new generation of public policies to strengthen the agrifood systems of the Americas

    Authorities from the Hemisphere’s agriculture sector and experts from international organizations met at the Headquarters of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), in Costa Rica, to identify and analyze public policies to strengthen the agrifood systems of the Americas.
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    IICA, VCMI, and Climate Focus Unveil Policy Proposal to Leverage High Integrity Agricultural and Blue Carbon Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The Voluntary Carbon Market Integrity Initiative (VCMI), the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), and Climate Focus, are pleased to launch a comprehensive policy brief aimed to help policymakers in the Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC) understand how high integrity voluntary carbon markets can support climate action and resilience in the region’s food production systems.


  • High-level dialogue - Climate change and the agricultural sector: A Call to Action from the Americas

  • A Healthier Choice - Bio Fortification of Rice Explained

  • World Food Prize - IICA Side Event: Agrifood Systems in the Region: Challenges and Necessary Actions

  • Commemoration of the International Day of Rural Women - Forum "Priorities in the gender agenda"

  • African Swine Fever - A global vision: How to protect against ASF

  • Launch - AgriExtApp

  • Tribute to food chain workers

    Popular music homage to those who work day to day to put food on our tables

    A campaign to express appreciation to and recognize the work of farmers and food chain workers who, at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, guarantee food production, transportation, commercialization and supply in countries throughout the Americas.

  • Rural Women


    IICA is committed to giving visibility to the role of women and accelerating the development of sound public policies for the benefit of women who live in the countryside.

  • High-level seminars

    Analysis of post covid-19 scenarios

  • The Outlook for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Americas:

    A Perspective on Latin America and the Caribbean

    Each edition of the ECLAC-FAO-IICA joint report analyzes the main trends that affect agriculture and impact the lives of rural dwellers, and provides an outlook on possible future scenarios with respect to each topic covered by the document.