Digital exclusion: an obstacle that hinders rural women’s work
In 17 of the 23 Latin American and Caribbean countries analyzed, the number of women who report owning a mobile phone is lower compared to men. The greater the gender gap with respect to mobile phone ownership, the lower women’s participation in the workforce. Rural women are the least connected group.
On its 78th anniversary, IICA strengthens cooperation ties with the Government of Costa Rica
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), represented by its Director General, Manuel Otero, and the Ministry of Foreign and Religious Affairs, through the Minister, Rodolfo Solano, renewed their general technical cooperation agreement.
CARICOM Development Fund signs pact with IICA to jointly support Agriculture Development in the Caribbean
The two agencies have agreed on some strategic areas of cooperation including productivity and competitiveness of the agri-food and agro-tourism sectors; territorial development and rural well-being; agriculture, climate change and natural resource management; food and nutrition security, youth and women’s use and control of agricultural assets and technological innovation in agriculture.