U.S. Under Secretary of Agriculture views innovation as the key to progress for agrifood systems in the AmericasThis 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.
High-level event sees U.S. authorities and experts stressing the importance of livestock farming and consumption of animal proteinAttending the meeting were Tom Vilsack, former United States Secretary of Agriculture and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council; Ted McKinney, U.S. Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs; Fritz Schneider, Chair of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock; and Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, among other specialists.
Governments and international organizations push for powerful pro-connectivity agenda for rural womenThis was on the occasion of the commemoration of International Day of Rural Women, organized by IICA, with the support and participation of the IDB, IFAD and the ministers of Agriculture of Barbados and Brazil.
AgroArt, the IICA Virtual Museum: a collective space for showcasing the artistry of rural areas in the AmericasAgroArt (https://agroart.iica.int/), for its initial exhibit, contains 30 paintings by Gaby Grobo and Manuel Cancel of Argentina, Francisca Lohmann of Chile, Jorge Checo Blanco of the Dominican Republic, and Sila Estigarribia of Paraguay. It is the first museum to specifically showcase agriculture and rural life.
Congressman Crawford and Leaders of the US Agricultural Sector Meet with IICA Director General Manuel OteroExpress Support for IICA’s Drive for Science Based Policies Globally
Press release: After a “perfect storm”, bioenergy is offering solutions for post pandemic recoveryThe use of biofuels provides important benefits such as foreign currency savings and higher exports. With new paradigms in mobility, the aviation and maritime trade sectors are expecting to expand.