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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

    Governments and international organizations push for powerful pro-connectivity agenda for rural women

    This was on the occasion of the commemoration of International Day of Rural Women, organized by IICA, with the support and participation of the IDB, IFAD and the ministers of Agriculture of Barbados and Brazil.
  • News

    IICA and CATIE launch catalogue on emblematic trees and palms of the Americas

    The publication includes relevant characteristics of 24 trees and 6 palms that have been designated as national symbols in different countries of the Americas.
  • News

    October 7: IICA celebrates its 78th anniversary

    IICA has been headquartered in Costa Rica since it was established on 7 October 1942 and it operates through its 34 Delegations in the Americas and a Permanent Office in Spain.
  • News

    IICA Director General and Goodwill Ambassadors emphasize the role of agriculture in driving sustainable development

    The vibrant discussion on agriculture as an engine for human development featured Michael Kremer, Rattan Lal, Alysson Paolinelli, Susana Balbo, Jens Mesa, Hugo Sigman and Dennis McClung.
  • News

    In response to Covid-19, Ibero-American countries, SEGIB and IICA are driving cooperation with a focus on food security

    SEGIB, IICA and 21 countries analyzed initiatives aimed at responding to the crisis generated by Covid-19 in the agriculture and rural sectors, in an effort to strengthen the role of cooperation in mitigating the effects of the pandemic.

VIDEOS

  • Pascal Girot, Director de la escuela de Geografía - UCR

  • Entrevista a Ana Cristina Quirós, Viceministra de Agricultura de Costa Rica. Rally Femenino 2020.

  • Día Internacional de la Mujer 2020. Soy la generación igualdad.

  • Pilar Cisneros, periodista costarricense - Rally Femenino.

Contact us

Technical Cooperation Direction

dct@iica.int

Ileana Ramírez Quirós

Specialist in Gender and Youth

ileana.ramirez.consultor@iica.int