Nicaraguan cooperative of female coffee growers offers new opportunities to its members with the support of PROCAGICAWith the support of the Central American Program for Comprehensive Management of Coffee Leaf Rust, the European Union and IICA, the Manantial de Virtudes cooperative gained access to inputs, capital and capacity building for its members.
IICA radio program, AgroEnlace, cements its role as a valuable information resource for small farmers in the Americas during the pandemicIt was aired by 928 stations in more than 50 countries in 2020 and more than 1,150 new subscribers registered to its digital platforms.
Countries of the Americas recommend timely actions to improve transparency in agricultural tradeIICA presented recommendations from almost all its member countries at a virtual meeting with the authorities of the Committee on Agriculture of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Feeding all of humanity and guaranteeing the prosperity of those who produce: the great challenges facing tomorrow’s agricultureThe members of the Advisory Council for Food Security in the Americas, the Goodwill Ambassadors and the Director General of IICA discussed the future of agriculture and rurality. They also shared their views regarding the global health crisis.
The international food trade and food security go hand in handGloria Abraham, Chair of the WTO agricultural trade negotiations and former minister of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica, spoke with the Director General of IICA about the global food trade and is impact on the availability of food.
IICA and ALA publish best practices manual for the poultry sector, in response to Covid-19The manual will guide countries in monitoring specific protocols and procedures to re-open the economy and borders.