PROMECAFE, an initiative supported by IICA, held a symposium with 330 participants from 14 countries across the region, which is home to more than one million coffee-farming families.
The event will bring together more than 150 participants from around the world, to discuss how to address the urgent challenge of transforming our currently unsustainable food systems through a more systemic approach, which can simultaneously address all forms of malnutrition, environmental degradation, and inclusive prosperity.
Training was based on successful experiences of Costa Rica and Jamaica
A virtual seminar organized by IICA analyzed the implications of these climatic conditions for agricultural health in Mesoamerica.
With support from IICA, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency presented the most significant modifications to its food safety system, which will become effective this year.
As the result of a partnership with the Institute, Costa Rica’s National Animal Health Service (SENASA) will benefit from a computer tool that will strengthen the inspection, control and surveillance processes of facilities that prepare products for human consumption.