IICA, with the support of the IDB and Microsoft, will launch a study on the development of digital skills in rural areasThe study, which reveals that limited digital skills pose as great a problem as the lack of connectivity, will be launched on March 8, in the presence of high level authorities of the Americas.
The prestigious Global Food Security journal outlines the challenges of quinoa, a key Andean cropQuinoa, an ally for global food security due to its high nutritional value, is present in more than 120 countries. The Andean region accounts for 76% of global exports.
Otero: “Agriculture is part of the solution in the fight against climate change”Manuel Otero, Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), participated in the launch of Regional Climate Weeks—a UN-driven initiative—where he pointed out the link between the profitability of farmers and conservation of production resources.
Nicaraguan cooperative of female coffee growers offers new opportunities to its members with the support of PROCAGICAWith the support of the Central American Program for Comprehensive Management of Coffee Leaf Rust, the European Union and IICA, the Manantial de Virtudes cooperative gained access to inputs, capital and capacity building for its members.
IFAD launches the Second Edition of the Rural Youth Innovation Award in Latin America and the Caribbean with the collaboration of IICA.The event featured the participation of the Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications of Costa Rica, Paola Vega; the Vice-Minister of Agriculture of Costa Rica, Laura Pacheco Ovares; IFAD's Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Rossana Polastri; and the Director General of IICA, Manuel Otero, as well as other authorities of the International Fund.
Prevention and training for farmers: the best-known weapons to combat the fungus affecting bananasAgricultural engineer Ronald Guendel, Global Head of Food Chain Relations at Bayer Crop Science, made this assertion during an interview with the program Agro America, broadcast by Brazilian TV channel Agro Mais.