North American Workshop on Food Waste Reduction and Recovery
IICA Canada participated in the North American Workshop on Food Waste Reduction and Recovery held in Toronto, Ontario on Feb. 28th and March 1.
Indulging in Chocolate & Supporting Developing Farming Communities
Did you know that by eating chocolate you could be supporting farming communities in developing countries? From cacao seeds to cocoa beans to chocolate bars – a value chain that provides opportunities for trade and development in cacao producing countries.
IICA study reveals benefits of the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program of Canada for Latin American and Caribbean countries
The report highlights the improvement of socio-economic conditions for workers and their families, and stresses the need to improve knowledge transfer from Canadian farm businesses to the home countries of participants.
Key concepts in food processing, product development and general concepts of Food Technology
These tutorial-style videos are intended to increase a viewer’s understanding of basic concepts of food science.
Professionals from the Caribbean are certified as instructors in food safety preventive controls
A total of 33 food safety professionals from Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago were certified by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA). The training was organized by the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).
Forging Partnerships in the Maritimes Canada
Consultations in Halifax, Fredericton, Moncton and Charlottetown highlighted common areas of interest and revealed programs that were amenable to the scale in LAC.