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

    IICA supports research aimed at simulating food production on Mars

    With support from IICA, a Costa Rican scientist will participate in a U.S. mission that simulates conditions on Mars, in order to conduct research on blue corn farming.
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    Trinidad and Tobago enhances its agricultural risk management with the support of IICA

    The Institute handed over to the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries in Trinidad and Tobago their first resistograph to evaluate trees health and prevent risks under heavy rains, winds and floodings.
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    IICA maintains that tackling climate change requires decisive inter-sectoral action

    Speaking at COP25, Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, maintained that actions on climate change should involve ministers from various sectors, civil society and the business sector, thereby incorporating these efforts into the agendas of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
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    IICA Hosts Trade Meeting with USTR Agricultural Negotiators and Members of Diplomatic Corps

    The United States’ Chief Agricultural Trade Negotiator Ambassador Gregg Doud and his top agriculture trade team discuss key trade issues with agricultural attaches and representatives of International Organizations during IICA’s high-level trade meeting hosted in Washington DC
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    IICA participated in a meeting of experts organized by Bayer in Germany to discuss opportunities for small-scale farmers

    IICA was the only institution representing the Americas in a roundtable of international experts hosted by Bayer’s Crop Science Division in Germany. The participants discussed and identified productive opportunities that would allow for improving economic and social conditions for small-scale farmers in Asia, Africa and Latin America.


  • 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

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Technical Cooperation Direction

Viviana Palmieri

Technical Specialist in Innovation and Technology in Agriculture