Multilateralism, open trade and family farming will pave the way to economic recovery and food security in the Americas
Rebeca Grynspan, Ibero-American Secretary General, and Cassio Luiselli, member of the Advisory Council for Food Security in the Americas, shared their impressions during the Fortieth Regular Meeting of the Executive Committee of IICA.
Rattan Lal, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and the World Food Prize 2020, has been awarded the titles of IICA Goodwill Ambassador and IICA Chair in Soil Science
The Ministers of Agriculture of Barbados, Costa Rica and Chile, the administrator of the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (representing Secretary Sonny Perdue), and the US Ambassador to the UN agencies in Rome participated in the ceremony, in which IICA lauded the Ohio University professor.
IICA recognizes leading artistes from the Americas for using art to demonstrate the value of agriculture and rurality
Gilberto Gil, Erika Ender, Teresa Parodi, Grupo Jayac and Mistah Dale were bestowed with the Artists and Friends of IICA certificate for their role in a tribute to those who are ensuring the food supply during the pandemic. President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, participated in the virtual ceremony.