The Institute´s input into the strengthening of businesses and associated capabilities of vulnerable groups, particularly women and youth, was underscored as a valuable contribution.
The donation of 850 multi-crates will ensure a constant supply of fresh produce to markets for income generation and for food security. The initiative was carried out by the Intra-ACP Agricultural Policy Programme (APP), executed by IICA and funded by the EU.
“Train the trainer” initiative commences in Antigua and Barbuda. The workshop was conducted by two professionals who were trained specifically to train other professionals on this topic.
Seminar participants learned about the role and duties of the Coordinating Council for Agricultural Health and Food Safety of Antigua and Barbuda.
An IICA project - led by the European Union - facilitated training that could help small agro-processors produce safer and better quality products.
United States hosted agricultural technicians to help improve capacities in topics such as irrigation and nutrient management, biotechnology and precision agriculture.