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  • Digital exclusion: an obstacle that hinders rural women’s work

    In 17 of the 23 Latin American and Caribbean countries analyzed, the number of women who report owning a mobile phone is lower compared to men. The greater the gender gap with respect to mobile phone ownership, the lower women’s participation in the workforce. Rural women are the least connected group.
  • Largest global meeting on the Bioeconomy held for the first time in Latin America

    This year’s International Conference on Applied Bioeconomy Research, organized by the International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR), was co-organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Argentina and IICA.
  • On its 78th anniversary, IICA strengthens cooperation ties with the Government of Costa Rica

    The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), represented by its Director General, Manuel Otero, and the Ministry of Foreign and Religious Affairs, through the Minister, Rodolfo Solano, renewed their general technical cooperation agreement.
  • Registration now open for online course to strengthen capacities for exporting agrifood products

    The "Preparing to Export Agrifood Products" initiative is jointly organized by IICA and FITT Canada.
  • Physic nut oil: an opportunity for the environment and hundreds of rural families in Ecuador during the pandemic

    Amidst the crisis triggered by COVID-19, Physic nut seeds harvested in Ecuador have become twice as important, providing a source of clean energy and economic sustenance for hundreds of families.
  • CARICOM Development Fund signs pact with IICA to jointly support Agriculture Development in the Caribbean

    The two agencies have agreed on some strategic areas of cooperation including productivity and competitiveness of the agri-food and agro-tourism sectors; territorial development and rural well-being; agriculture, climate change and natural resource management; food and nutrition security, youth and women’s use and control of agricultural assets and technological innovation in agriculture.