Costa Rica enjoyed more than three million dollars’ worth of IICA technical cooperation in 2019-2020IICA Costa Rica presented its work results and launched a virtual accountability platform.
Bioeconomy projects from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica and Uruguay garner attention during global summitThe projects were presented by IICA and the Group of Producing Countries from the Southern Cone (GPS) during a workshop held at the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020, the main global event on the bioeconomy.
The Mexican Senator Beatriz Paredes is the most recent IICA Goodwill Ambassador for her work in favor of the agriculture sector in the Americas and rural womenThe distinction was bestowed on her by the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, in a ceremony in which the Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development, Víctor Villalobos Arámbula, participated.
IICA spotlights the Latin American and Caribbean bioeconomy at the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020The specialized organization will address the major global bioeconomy summit about experiences with bioeconomy public policies and businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean, to position the region as a trailblazer and leading player in an issue that is key to development.
Specialists call for structural changes to foster true sustainable development in rural areas amidst COVID-19In a meeting convened by IICA and other organizations, specialists pinpointed rural revitalization, in tandem with the creation of rural baskets of goods and services and the development of short marketing circuits, as the pillars to enable inclusive and rural economies.
Efforts to promote digital agriculture and support coffee farming in Central America strengthen partnership between the EU and IICAThe EU’s Head of Regional Cooperation and the Director General of IICA agreed that the programs they are promoting to strengthen Central American food security should focus on digitization and make greater use of ICTs.