USDEC and IICA publish report on the importance of livestock production and animal protein in sustainable food systemsThe document compiles the technical perspectives of 13 experts on the positive impact this production activity has not only on food and nutritional security, but also on the socioeconomic and environmental development of the Americas.
New app assesses vulnerability of coffee plantations in Central America to climate change to increase adaptive capacityThe tool provides simple recommendations to implement actions aimed at increasing the adaptive capacity and resilience of producers. Called the Vulnerability Tool, it is currently in the final validation phase with ally organizations, including the Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) and the National University of Engineering (UNI) of Nicaragua.
Coffee cultural center in Italy to receive publications donated by IICA and CATIEOrton Memorial Library, administered by IICA and CATIE, is donating coffee-related bibliographic material to the Accademia del Caffè Espresso in Florence with the aim to share good practices for the production chain and to promote a more direct relationship between producers, roasters and consumers.
Trinidadian advocate of resilient agriculture to feed the Caribbean will receive the IICA “Leaders of Rurality” awardWith research and patience, Roop has learned to adapt to climate change, becoming an expert in soil care and natural resource management.
Lily Pacas, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of El Salvador: “We will rescue national coffee production”The deputy minister also stated her interest in creating experiences in El Salvador like those of Costa Rica’s ICAFÉ and IICA to promote research and innovation in the coffee sector.
Minister of Agriculture of El Salvador presented Master Plan to Rescue Agriculture at IICA headquarters: “We’re going to achieve extraordinary goals this year”David Martínez, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of El Salvador, visited the headquarters of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) in Costa Rica to present the ambitious plan that seeks to position the country as an agricultural powerhouse in the region.