South American Parliamentarians discuss the implementation and regulation of agricultural insuranceThe discussion took place during IICA’s II virtual forum of parliamentarians, with the participation of the Chairpersons of the Agriculture Committees in the Chambers of Deputies and Senates of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.
IICA at the annual MAIZAR Congress: “Agriculture is key to the economic recovery of the region”.Manuel Otero, the Director General of IICA, participated in the panel, “The Greening of Trade Policy and New Barriers”, which focused primarily on challenges involved in the supply and trade of food.
IICA helps to spread awareness on flood preparation and response in the agriculture sector in Trinidad and TobagoThis forms part of an ongoing technical cooperation support provided by IICA to the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries in building capacity for agriculture risk management and disaster response.
Talented Venezuelan musician Alfredo Naranjo joins IICA’s tribute to food chain workersThe musician has taken part in IICA’s campaign to channel greater political and social attention towards the agriculture sector and rurality during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Regional agrifood system must boost trade and reduce the vulnerability of rural areas in Central AmericaSpecialists brought together by IICA explained that the pandemic marks a turning point in which the regional agricultural model must be redesigned to foster greater participation by the private sector, women and youth, as well as reduce the risk of famine and malnutrition.
The Dominican Republic’s Xiomara Fortuna joins IICA in saluting food chain workersThe artist has joined the IICA campaign to heighten political and social awareness about the agrifood sector and rurality during Covid-19.