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  • News

    FONTAGRO and IICA launch contest for successful bioeconomy experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The contest will be open from 1 February to 16 June 2023. Awards will be given to the following categories: producers’ associations and other private-sector organizations, including NGOs, that work with LAC producers; LAC science and technology institutions and organizations; and the LAC public sector (at all levels).
  • Virtual business roundtables have promoted the sale of agrifood products and services from Central America and the Dominican Republic to the rest of the world.


    In three years, IICA, FAO, SECAC and SIECA connect over 3,000 Latin American and Caribbean enterprises, resulting in trade deals of over USD 148 million

    Virtual business roundtables have promoted the sale of agrifood products and services from Central America and the Dominican Republic to the rest of the world.
  • News

    Litoral Agrobiotechnology Institute (IAL) in Argentina is strengthening ties with IICA to train top-flight professionals to develop knowledge intensive agriculture

    The IAL is headed by eminent scientist Raquel Chan, who met with the Director General of IICA in the city of Santa Fe, Argentina. Manuel Otero also met with Federico Trucco, CEO of Bioceres, the company that worked with the IAL to develop HB4 soybean and wheat, which are characterized by their ability to withstand drought conditions.
  • News

    IICA joins farmers from 30 countries, meeting in Argentina to discuss how to strengthen the joint agenda for sustainable agricultural production

    The discussions took place at a meeting of the Global Farmer Network – an international organization whose members are farmers representing a vast array of production scenarios. The participants visited production facilities, biotechnology companies and trading hubs; and attended talks by experts, with a focus on building increasingly resilient agrifood systems that are able to satisfy the global demand for high-quality food, while reducing the depletion of natural resources.
  • News

    Over one hundred rural youth graduated from the School of Agricultural Leaders co-founded by Costa Rica’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock and IICA

    The training program included three modules: digital agriculture, agricultural resilience and entrepreneurship. The participants were students from ten professional technical schools and from the local livestock association – Cámara de Ganaderos Unidos del Caribe.


  • 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.