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AGRICULTURAL HEALTH, SAFETY AND FOOD QUALITY

The Program focuses on promoting a productive, competitive and sustainable agriculture sector that provides a safe supply of food through local, regional and global markets, by formulating, improving and applying policies based on agricultural health and food safety and quality (AHFS).

Its key areas of focus are the promotion of institutional strengthening of AHFS systems; the harmonization, updating and implementation of health, safety and quality standards; capacity development for the adoption of best practices; and the tackling of emerging issues and health, phytosanitary and food safety emergencies, with an emphasis on cross-border cases.

  • News

    Minister of Science and Technology of Costa Rica endorses CIMAG, an IICA initiative that brings together education and tomorrow’s agriculture

    Adrián Salazar, head of MICITT, offered his support for the Interpretive Center for Tomorrow’s Agriculture (CIMAG), which was jointly created by IICA and Microsoft to familiarize young people in the Americas with the use of modern technologies in agriculture.
  • News

    Jamaica launches the International Year of Plant Health in the Caribbean with the support of IICA

    Protecting plant health can help end hunger by reducing crop losses to pest and diseases, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development.
  • News

    Hugo Sigman, founder and CEO of Grupo Insud, named new IICA Goodwill Ambassador for Sustainable Development

    In conferring the title on him, IICA’s Director General, Manuel Otero, highlighted the social contributions of the entrepreneur and Grupo Insud CEO through science, innovation and development. On the same occasion, the Institute introduced its new Representative in Argentina and paid tribute to Argentina’s Ambassador-designate to Brazil, Daniel Scioli.
  • News

    IICA will support the Argentinian government’s efforts to achieve food and nutritional security

    IICA’s Director General and Argentina’s Minister of Agriculture crafted a work agenda focusing on issues such as territorial development, family farming and the strengthening of regional economies.
  • News

    IICA will support the Argentinian government’s efforts to achieve food and nutritional security

    IICA’s Director General and Argentina’s Minister of Agriculture crafted a work agenda focusing on issues such as territorial development, family farming and the strengthening of regional economies.

VIDEOS

  • ¿Qué es FSMA? 3er Segmento

  • ¿Qué es FSMA? 2do Segmento

  • ¿Qué es FSMA? 1er Segmento

  • Prestação de Contas – IICA Brasil 2019

Contact us

Technical Cooperation Direction

dct@iica.int

Ana Marisa Cordero

Interim Program Manager

ana.cordero@iica.int