Ir Arriba


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

    Food bank developed by IICA and CATIE makes its third delivery of basic products to rural Costa Rican populations

    In Coronado, one of the beneficiary communities, the food is delivered to close to 150 families that are registered at the local municipality and religious centers.
  • News

    High-level agricultural authorities in the Americas commit to taking specific actions to guarantee food and nutritional security in response to the pandemic

    Ministers of the sector met virtually for the second time this year, in a meeting hosted by the Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development of Mexico and jointly organized by IICA and FAO.
  • News

    Region on the alert for possible new Covid-free sanitary barriers to international food trade

    Concern was expressed by production sector representatives in an international seminar organized by IICA and GPS, in collaboration with CIARA-CEC and other agricultural and trade promotion organizations.
  • News

    Agricultural exports from Latin America increase by 8.5%, while total foreign sales drop by 30%

    The preliminary data, which correspond to April and May, confirm the fact that agriculture will be one of the driving forces for economic recovery in the aftermath of the pandemic.
  • News

    Hemispheric meeting: Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas to define mechanisms to strengthen food security

    The ministerial meeting is being promoted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Mexico, with support from IICA and FAO.


  • Desarrollos tecnológicos para la producción de alimentos en Marte. Luis Diego Monge.

  • Experiencia de Alicia Tortosa pasante en el Programa de Pasantías del IICA

  • Oferta de capacitación en línea del IICA

  • Entrevista a Jeffrey Lansdale, Rector de la Universidad Zamorano.

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Technical Cooperation Direction

Viviana Palmieri

Technical Specialist in Innovation and Technology in Agriculture