Iglesias, who is of Spanish-Uruguayan nationality, served as Ibero-American Secretary-General and Minister of Foreign Relations of Uruguay. He also served as Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and held other important offices in the Americas and Europe.
IICA Goodwill Ambassadors
IICA Goodwill Ambassador for Ibero-American Cooperation and Integration
In recognition of his contributions to the region’s development through multilateralism, cooperation and Ibero-American integration.
IICA Goodwill Ambassador on issues of Sustainable Animal Production
In recognition of her contribution to the development of innovative livestock farming and environmental preservation.
A livestock businesswoman and philanthropist, Llorens is committed to the conservation and protection of biodiversity. She is the Director of the Zoological and Botanical Gardens of Asunción, Paraguay, and President of the Maris Llorens Foundation. She holds a number of positions in other organizations of the livestock and meat sector.
Goodwill Ambassador of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) for sustainable development issue
In recognition of her work to promote the socioeconomic development of rural women through adaptive agricultural techniques, capacity-building and improved market access
Founder and Executive Director at Helen’s Daughters, non-profit that promotes the socioeconomic development of rural women through adaptive agricultural techniques, capacity-building and improved market access.
Hipólito Mejía Domínguez
IICA Goodwill Ambassador in Sustainable Agricultural Development Issues
In recognition of his contributions to Agricultural Development and Agribusiness in Latin America and the Caribbean
The former President is an Agricultural Engineer, who served as Secretary of State of Agriculture and coordinator of the overall agriculture sector. He has completed studies in Business Administration and Agribusiness at the University of North Carolina in the United States. He has dedicated his professional life and political career to democracy and to poverty reduction, by modernizing the production infrastructure and supporting areas such as Education, Health, Food and Rural Development. He is also someone with an interest in social protection of the Environment.
IICA Goodwill Ambassador for Sustainable Development
In recognition of his contributions to the use of science as the basis for anti-poverty programs
Winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics and Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Co-founder of Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD).