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13/10/2014Within the framework of the presentation of the Outlook for Agriculture report:
Main challenges faced by family agriculture in LAC presented in Spain

For the third year running in Spain, IICA, FAO and ECLAC presented a report on the situation and outlook for agriculture and rural development in the Americas.
13/10/2014Carbon neutrality can make agribusinesses more competitive
Officials from across Latin America learned about the WTO’s provisions on environment, with a view to promoting policies designed to make agriculture more competitive and sustainable.
10/10/2014Mexico and IICA evaluate first results of training for the Caribbean
Training program seeks to equip human resources with capabilities needed to improve the productivity of Caribbean agriculture.
09/10/2014Agreement reached on actions to promote the participation and development of young people in agriculture
The positive action of young people in rural areas will be promoted as one of the tools for tackling the major challenges faced by agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean.
08/10/2014IICA launches Dialogue for Agricultural Policies in the Americas this thursday
The U.S. Agricultural Act of 2014 will be the first to be discussed in the hemispheric meetings, to be attended by all the Offices via videoconference.
24/09/2014IICA launches its flagship projects for the next four years
The Institute has opted for a management approach based on verifiable and measurable results.
24/09/2014The hemisphere’s agricultural sector can take part in collective efforts to tackle climate change
Joint activities to address climate change can have a bigger impact than individual efforts, the Director General of IICA has explained to the ministers of agriculture of the Americas.
23/09/2014Central American countries intensify work on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs
Working with the Executive Secretariat of the Central American Agricultural Council, the countries are preparing a proposal that would establish microbiological criteria related to unprocessed foods.
22/09/2014Through the use of new technologies
Colombia promotes the competitiveness of cassava in the Caribbean countries

Specialists from 11 Caribbean countries took part in a course organized by the Government of Colombia and CLAYUCA, with support from IICA.
19/09/2014Countries of the Americas present their positions on biosafety
This month, 20 IICA member countries will be taking part in the Conference of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
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