Ir Arriba

INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Innovation has a profound and widespread impact on agricultural production and production efficiency and is also a mechanism that enables transformation and change in the society, institutions and businesses in the agricultural and rural environment.

This area will seek to adopt an innovative approach, by using science and technology as tools for the transformation and improvement of agriculture in the hemisphere.

  • 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 joins network coordinated by Costa Rica’s Ministry of Science and Technology to manufacture protective masks for medical personnel

    IICA responded to an appeal by Costa Rica’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT) to bolster the country’s health services in tackling the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • 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.
  • News

    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.

VIDEOS

  • 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

  • Luza Jaramillo - Latinas in Computing. En el marco de Latinity 2019

Contact us

Technical Cooperation Direction

dct@iica.int

Viviana Palmieri

Technical Specialist in Innovation and Technology in Agriculture

viviana.palmieri@iica.int