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18/08/2014National dialogue to promote biofuels in Costa Rica facilitated
National dialogue to promote biofuels in Costa Rica facilitated
05/08/2014IICA to support construction of Costa Rica’s agricultural and rural policy
Agricultural authorities and IICA will work together to devise the Institute’s cooperation strategy for the country for the period 2014-2018.
05/08/2014SECAC and IICA alert ministers of agriculture: Central America must be attentive to the effects of El Niño
Phenomenon likely to result in irregular and below-normal rainfall and a more intense, prolonged dry season in some areas of Central America and the Dominican Republic.
31/07/2014In response to coffee rust: Promotion of early warning system in Central America is recommended
IICA and PROMECAFE will continue to carry out short, medium and long term actions to deal with the impact of rust in this region.
28/07/2014IICA and CONACYT extend scholarship program in Mexico for another three years
Developing human talent to promote the modernization of agriculture in the Americas.
24/07/2014IICA calls for human health to be placed at the core of all agricultural health activities
Víctor M. Villalobos underscored the importance of integrating public health, market competitiveness and productivity to promote the development of agricultural health and food safety in Mexico.
22/07/2014Costa Rica’s cattle farmers devise strategies for coping with El Niño
IICA and Costa Rican producers and senior agricultural officials identified measures to reduce the negative impact of El Niño on the country’s livestock industry.
17/07/2014Mexico and IICA begin agricultural training for Caribbean countries
The courses, targeted at Caribbean producers and public- and private-sector technical officers and professionals, will deal with a number of subjects, including family agriculture and rural development.
17/07/2014Potato growers and agricultural institutions in Costa Rica create consortium for innovation
The main objectives will be to promote associative enterprises in the potato chain and improve the supply, and increase the value added, of the product.
17/07/2014Tomato consortium set up in Costa Rica
The alliance was created under an IICA program financed by Europe aimed at strengthening the food security of small-scale producers in Central America.
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