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GENDER AND YOUTH

Gender equality and the integration of youth in agricultural and rural development processes are fundamental and extremely important issues.

This cross-cutting issue aims to ensure the full participation of women and youth, providing them with equal opportunities and empowering them in all roles, in keeping with the provisions of the SDGs. The goal is to harness their potential and to contribute to development processes that will improve their standard of living and that of their families and communities.

  • News

    IICA participates in international working group convened by OAS and PAHO to coordinate response to COVID-19

    International bodies and credit agencies join forces with one fundamental premise: multilateralism and cooperation are essential to fighting this pandemic.
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    The Ministers of Agriculture of Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru are coordinating their positions in the face of the health emergency

    By way of videoconferencing, and with the support of IICA, the Ministers discussed price communication mechanisms and harvest forecasting systems, trade cooperation and the need to boost intra-regional agricultural markets.
  • News

    IICA establishes Advisory Council for Food Security in the Americas

    The Council, which is made up of experts from eight countries in the Americas, will make available to the various public and private sector entities, analysis and recommendations on food security, that may be used to facilitate decision making.
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    IICA tackles the emergency, by prioritizing and strengthening support to guarantee food security and agricultural sustainability

    The strategy is to focus on technical cooperation actions that can mitigate the impact of the pandemic in the agrifood and rural sectors of Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • News

    The IICA Director General maintains that this pandemic calls for more effective and innovative technical cooperation

    In addressing the staff of this Inter-American agency that specializes in agricultural and rural development, Manuel Otero insisted that the actors who ensure the everyday supply of food to markets must be given a rousing applause.

VIDEOS

  • Día Internacional de la Mujer Rural 2019

  • Prestação de Contas – IICA Brasil 2019

  • Entrevista a Luis Salazar, Ministro del MICITT - Costa Rica. En el marco de Latinity 2019

  • Entrevista a Federico Villarreal, Director de Cooperación Técnica del IICA. En el marco de Latinity 2019

Contact us

Technical Cooperation Direction

dct@iica.int

Ileana Ramírez Quirós

Specialist in Gender and Youth

ileana.ramirez.consultor@iica.int