Central America and the Dominican Republic seek to harmonize regional regulations on biopesticide registrationThe countries are preparing draft Central American Technical Regulations that will benefit producers by promoting more sustainable practices for bioinput use.
IICA to cooperate with the Arab Republic of Egypt in the lead-up to COP 27The agreement was reached between Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, and Yasmine Fouad, Minister of the Environment of the North Africa nation.
Modern technical cooperation is only possible with a strong social component, stressed Ambassador Gustavo Martínez Pandiani, during his visit to IICA headquartersThese were the words of the Undersecretary for Latin American and Caribbean Affairs in Argentina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Coordinator of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), during a dialogue with Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA.
Juana García Palomares recognized as “Leader of Rurality” by IICA for her work supporting the organization and empowerment of rural women in MexicoFor 25 years, Juana has managed a wildlife conservation management unit in the southern state of Chiapas, where she spends her time raising animals and restoring the environment.
Agriculture in Costa Rica gains strength and increases technology use in 2021 with IICA supportCosta Rica receives the equivalent of USD 33 in technical cooperation for each dollar it contributes to IICA, revealed Institute authorities at the annual accountability meeting.
Rattan Lal and IICA join forces with Conscious Planet to raise global awareness of the importance of soil healthLal and IICA launched “Living Soils of the Americas” in December 2020. To date, the initiative has made significant progress in coordinating public and private efforts in the fight against soil degradation, a phenomenon that threatens to undermine the capacity of countries to sustainably meet the food demand.