IICA reaffirms commitment to food security and sustainable development in the Caribbean region

Caribbean ministers of Agriculture endorsed IICA’s technical cooperation agenda in the region, which seeks to support countries’ efforts to transform agriculture and guarantee food and nutritional security while reducing food imports.

Caribbean senior agricultural officials participated in a meeting with the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, which was carried out within the framework of the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2023 in Nassau, Bahamas.

During the meeting, Otero explained that IICA supports efforts to enhance the Caribbean region’s resilience to climate change, foster regional trade and integration, and advance towards a new technological frontier, especially with respect to digital agriculture.


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