• Oportunidades para el sector agropecuario y el carbono azul en América Latina y el Caribe en los mercados voluntarios de carbono 

      Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA); Climate Focus B.V; Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMI); Programa de Acción Climática y Sostenibilidad Agropecuaria (PACSA) (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 09-2023)
      The agricultural sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) holds great potential to attract private investment for climate action and resilience through the voluntary carbon market (VCM). These investments can ...
    • Making From “Black Gold to Green Fields” a Reality 

      Chesney, H. Arlington D. (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 04-07-2023)
      Se ha planteado la importancia de la industria petrolera en el financiamiento de programas de desarrollo del sector agrario, por medio de la aplicación de un enfoque sostenible en aspectos económicos, ambientales, sociales ...
    • AIM4C Summit: Innovation for integrating and mainstreaming agriculture in climate action 

      Olivetti, Elsa; McNamara, Brian (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 01-06-2023)
      El sistema agroalimentario tiene un impacto significativo en el cambio climático al ser responsable de más del 30% de las emisiones globales de gases de efecto invernadero. Este sistema también se ve afectado por fenómenos ...
    • Farm water: too little and too much: a tale from two islands 

      Chan Soo, Rhonda; Francis, Diana (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 29-03-2023)
      In this his/her story (HHS), we hear from two farmers from the IICA-CBF (Caribbean Biodiversity Fund) EbA (ecosystem-based adaptation) Project’s Farmers’ Caucus, Neil Gomes from Antigua and Barbuda, and Shennelle Herbert ...
    • Nicaragua. Logros significativos de 2022 

      Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA) (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
      Se identifican brevemente las principales actividades realizadas por el Instituto durante el 2022, con respecto a las necesidades e interés del país; abordó la estensión agrícola mediante talleres y capacitaciones dirigidos ...
    • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: The Bahamas 

      GCF CARICOM AgReady; Hayman, Alicia (Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), 2023)
      The Bahamas stated adaptation priorities for the agricultural sector in its initial Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), including food security and reducing import dependency. However, as of August 2022, the country ...
    • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: Belize 

      Hayman, Alicia; GCF CARICOM AgReady (Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), 2023)
      Belize's Initial Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) did not include agriculture in its mitigation targets, but it was identified as a priority sector for adaptation measures. However, implementing climate resilient ...
    • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: St. Kitts and Nevis 

      Hayman, Alicia A; GCF CARICOM AgReady (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
      St. Kitts & Nevis' agriculture sector represents 1.4% of GDP and consists of small-scale farms. The government owns most of the farm land, with the remainder owned by individuals and families. Subsistence farming is common, ...
    • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: St. Vincent and the Grenadines 

      Hayman, Alicia A; GCF CARICOM AgReady (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
      Agriculture is a priority sector for adaptation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, but no mitigation targets were included in its initial Nationally Determined Contributions (iNDC). The main barrier to implementing climate ...
    • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: Suriname 

      Hayman, Alicia A; GCF CARICOM AgReady (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
      Agriculture is a significant sector in Suriname, employing 17% of the population, but faces challenges such as low productivity, inadequate technology, and limited irrigation. The country has prioritized climate resilient ...
    • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: Saint Lucia 

      Hayman, Alicia; GCF CARICOM AgReady (Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), 2023)
      The agriculture sector in Saint Lucia is primarily small-scale and rain-fed, with limited use of modern technology. Agriculture has not been prioritized in Saint Lucia’s NDCs due to challenges such as limited data availability, ...
    • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: Trinidad and Tobago 

      Hayman, Alicia A; GCF CARICOM AgReady (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
      Trinidad and Tobago's agriculture sector contributes only 1.2% to the country's GDP, but it employs over 4% of the population and plays a crucial role in diversifying the economy. However, the sector faces challenges in ...
    • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: Haiti 

      GCF CARICOM AgReady; Hayman, Alicia (Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), 2023)
      Haiti's per capita GDP is the lowest in Latin America and the Caribbean. Climate resilient agriculture (CRA) technologies face barriers to inclusion, such as limited access to credit and inadequate policy framework. ...
    • Barrier Analysis and Needs Assessment of the Policy Environment for Agriculture in Nine CARICOM Countries 

      Hayman, Alicia A; GCF CARICOM AgReady (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
      Provide an analysis of the critical challenges, barriers, and limitations to achieving climate resilience in the agri-food sector in the Caribbean region. Limitations in knowledge management and communication throughout ...
    • Argentina. Logros significativos de 2022 

      Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA) (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
      Se identifican brevemente las principales actividades realizadas por el Instituto durante el 2022, con respecto a las necesidades e interés del país; realizó cooperación sur-sur y triangular; se desarrollaron proyectos con ...
    • Trinidad and Tobago. Significant achievements 2022 

      Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA) (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
      The activities carried out by the Trinidad and Tobago Delegation of 2022 are identified, focus to needs and interests of the country such as; conduct strategic disease surveillance and diagnostics, as well as deliver rapid ...
    • Belize. Significant achievements 2022 

      Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA) (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
      The activities carried out by the Belize Delegation of 2022 are identified, focus to needs and interests of the country such as; launched and operationalized a microfinance mechanism/scheme; transforming the classroom-based ...
    • Dominica. Significant achievements 2022 

      Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA) (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
      The activities carried out by the Dominica Delegation of 2022 are identified, focus to needs and interests of the country such as; launched and operationalized a microfinance mechanism/scheme; bringed material and items ...
    • Oil and gas revenues and their role in developing climate resilient agriculture in Guyana 

      Chesney, H. Arlington (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 14-09-2022)
      Ante la sugerencia de que se debe limitar el desarrollo de la explotación de petróleo y gas en Guyana como medida de control al cambio climático, existen varias razones para asegurar que este tipo de explotación puede ser ...
    • Mensaje de los Ministerios y Secretarías de Agricultura y Ganadería de las Américas hacia la COP27 de la CMNUCC-Egipto 2022 

      Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA) (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2022)
      Los Ministerios y Secretarías de Agricultura y Ganadería de las Américas reconocen la necesidad implementar medidas efectivas de mitigación al cambio climático y resaltan la importancia del apoyo al sector agrario para ...