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  • Argentina’s Secretary of Agriculture and Director General of IICA give European Union officials details of the potential of the bioeconomy in Latin America

    Also taking part in the event were Argentina’s Agricultural Attaché to the EU, Gastón Funes, and Chargé d’affaires, Atilio Berardi, along with members of different delegations who perform their duties at the Headquarters of the body responsible for the joint political and economic policies of the European countries.
  • Argentina’s Secretary of Agriculture, Fernando Vilella, commends IICA for its cooperation in support of the development of the bioeconomy throughout the continent

    Vilella said his country intended to ask IICA and the Latin American Bioeconomy Network, which was established in 2023, to help the region focus on the conceptualization of the bioeconomy in response to Brazil’s proposal that the G20 address the issue in 2024.
  • The German Minister of Agriculture and Food and the Director General of IICA move forward in defining a joint Europe-Americas agenda for production transformation, focusing on environmental protection

    In the meeting, Özdemir y Otero agreed that, given its presence in the 34 countries of the Americas and its technical cooperation for agriculture and rural development in the hemisphere, IICA should serve as a nexus for joint work between the two regions.
  • Argentina’s Bioeconomy Secretary-designate, Fernand Vilella, has been named an “IICA Chair” for his track record in academia and contributions to this field

    The 68-year-old Vilella was a Professor in the Faculty of Agronomy at the University of Buenos Aires for 48 years, also serving as Dean and occupying several other positions. He used these roles to champion the potential of the bioeconomy for production development.
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    In the IICA pavilion at COP28, Latin American and Caribbean indigenous peoples showcased the importance of ancestral knowledge in tackling climate change

    The presentation was made jointly by IICA and the Fund for the Development of the Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean (FILAC), which promotes the development in harmony with the environment of the region’s indigenous peoples, communities and organizations.
  • A report presented to Southern Agricultural Council (CAS) ministers at COP28 forecasts that extreme climate events could affect South American agricultural production during the austral summer season

    In many areas of South America, flooding can be taking place in one region at the same time that droughts are affecting another. Some production ecosystems could of course benefit from an adequate water supply following long periods of scanty rainfall.