This conclusion was drawn from the 2nd Congress on Agricultural Research for Development, held this month in Madrid.
An agreement signed by IICA and the World Rural Forum seeks to strengthen the contributions of family farming to food and nutritional security.
The initiative integrates national and regional efforts to achieve a more competitive, sustainable and inclusive coffee production, and will benefit over 330,000 small and medium-sized coffee growing families in the region.
The initiative will be carried out over the next five years and is expected to benefit 330 thousand coffee-growing families.
In a technical forum held at IICA, specialists from Latin America and Spain explained how this indicator could lead to water being used more efficiently in agriculture.
The European Commissioner for Agriculture and the Director General of IICA will inaugurate the international seminar of Red INNOVAGRO, due to take place in Spain from April 23-25.