Initiatives to adapt agriculture to climate change share good practices as part of IFAD and IICA’s INNOVA AF projectOrganizations from Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and the Dominican Republic shared their experiences during a regional meeting organized by the project.
Good practices and public-private partnerships are positioning agriculture as an engine of sustainable development in Costa RicaExperts addressing a panel discussion organized by Costa Rica’s Permanent Mission to the WTO, revealed that the country’s agricultural exports had increased, benefitting the rural economy and increasing food security.
Expanding rural connectivity will mean taking the internet to these places and assisting people to utilize its servicesAn IICA webinar on connectivity in Brazil analyzed the connectivity gaps brought to light by recent studies. Only half of this South American country’s rural population has internet access. A new law is aiming to drive investments.
IICA radio program, AgroEnlace, cements its role as a valuable information resource for small farmers in the Americas during the pandemicIt was aired by 928 stations in more than 50 countries in 2020 and more than 1,150 new subscribers registered to its digital platforms.
Chelated biofertilizers: a low-cost technological innovation for the nutrition of coffee farmsAs part of a training and experience-sharing process developed together with specialists of the PROCAGICA program, cooperatives and producers in El Salvador built up their capacities.
IICA supports COVID-19 Food Security response efforts in SurinameProducers, women, and youth organizations benefited from targeted support under the IICA Director General’s Special COVID-19 Response Fund to strengthen local food and nutrition security in rural communities impacted by the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic.