IICA to launch online competition to promote bio-businesses in the coffee chainWinners will receive cash prizes for the purchase of inputs and services, scholarships to participate in specialization courses in the area of bioeconomy and the opportunity to be part of a bio-entrepreneurship support network.
EMBRAPA and IICA open an online course on good agricultural practices for a resilient agricultureThe training course begins 23 September, is free of charge and available at the IICA e-learning platform, https://elearning.iica.int/.
Global biofuel consumption set to increase by up to 8% this year following a weak 2020IICA has published the “Atlas de los biocombustibles líquidos 2020-2021,” an accurate, reliable and detailed information tool on the main biofuel variables.
Organic agriculture: facilitating trade channels is key to strengthening small-scale farmersThe successful experiences in trade and market penetration of organic farmers in Latin America was the topic of the fourth virtual meeting organized by the Inter-American Commission for Organic Agriculture (ICOA), in the framework of the agreement signed in March by IICA.
INTA of Argentina and IICA to promote digitalization of agriculture in the region through inter-American networkThe term AgTech encompasses a wide range of new technologies applied to agriculture to increase its efficiency, productivity, and sustainability.
Caribbean countries commit to building agricultural resilience to climate change challengesThe Ministers of Agriculture of 14 nations in that region—who along with their other counterparts in the Americas, were attending the Conference of Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas 2021—committed to transforming and increasing the resilience of their agrifood systems to the challenges they face, due to their vulnerability to climate change-related natural disasters.