Women increase their capacities in the face of climate risks
The objective of the project is to support hazard-prone communities, especially vulnerable groups - including women - in strengthening disaster and climate risk resilience towards enhancing sustainable livelihoods within such communities in Dominica and Guyana.
Locusts: a threat that calls for transnational strategies
Representatives of more than 30 countries participated in the II Regional Cooperation Seminar for Latin America and the Caribbean. In November, a discussion forum for Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa will focus on locust prevention and control strategies.
With support from IICA, Caribbean ministers of Agriculture bolster regional coordination to strengthen food security and trade
The ministers of Agriculture of the Caribbean shared their experiences combating the pandemic and exchanged information on the crisis resulting from the decline in tourism. They discussed common policies that would allow for developing the agriculture sector and, in turn, reducing food imports, with support from IICA.
U.S. Under Secretary of Agriculture views innovation as the key to progress for agrifood systems in the Americas
This was one of the ideas shared by Ted McKinney, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), during a webinar aimed at discussing the importance of livestock production and animal protein.