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23/03/2015Via videos, Guatemalan growers share techniques for increasing productivity in corn and bean farming
IICA, the WFP and the international organization Access Agriculture will promote the use of IICA videos in training growers and agricultural extension agents.
20/03/2015Improved agricultural practices benefit 9700 corn and bean growers in Guatemala
An increase of 25% in productivity in three regions of the country is one of the most important results of the Purchase for Progress project, being implemented with support from IICA.
17/03/2015Spain and IICA sign agreement to establish an office in Madrid
In Madrid, the Director General of the Institute analyzed the major challenges facing agriculture and signed an agreement that will strengthen ties between IICA and the Kingdom of Spain.
16/03/2015FONTAGRO to back sustainable production projects and an early warning system for coffee rust
This agricultural investment fund, sponsored by the IDB and IICA, is a unique regional cooperation mechanism that promotes innovation in family agriculture throughout LAC.
09/03/2015IICA sets up high-level technical committees to tackle the major challenges facing agriculture more effectively
IICA will have distinguished external advisers, such as the Minister of Agriculture of Uruguay, Tabaré Aguerre, and the former Minister of Agriculture of Brazil, Roberto Rodrigues.
05/03/2015World Water Council acknowledges IICA’s efforts to advance integrated water resource management
Through its Office in Brazil, the Institute has been a member of the Council for over five years.
03/03/2015Specialists promote agenda for advancing agricultural insurance in Latin America and the Caribbean
At a meeting organized by IICA, international experts underscored the importance of facilitating risk management tools for small and medium-scale producers.
02/03/2015IICA launches virtual food inspection school in Central America and the Dominican Republic
By means of a digital platform, the Institute and leading universities in each country will train food inspectors and promote integration processes in the region.
24/02/2015IICA acknowledges Mexico’s support in promoting LAC agriculture
The Director General of IICA highlighted the country’s support in promoting issues such as innovation, agribusiness, and agricultural health in the region.
12/02/2015IDB-IICA sponsored fund receives 1.8 million US dollars for projects aimed at reducing agricultural emissions
Thanks to these and other contributions, FONTAGRO will have USD 5.8 million at its disposal for promoting projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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