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IICA’s Contribution to the Development of Agriculture and Rural Communities in Trinidad and Tobago

The IICA Office in Trinidad and Tobago has published their annual report for 2009, entitled “IICA’s Contribution to the Development of Agriculture and Rural Communities in Trinidad and Tobago”.  We are pleased to share this publication with you.  Click here to access the report on IICA’s website.

Mangrove forests in worldwide decline

Mangrove forests in worldwide decline08 April 2010More than one in six mangrove species worldwide are in danger of extinction due to coastal development and other factors, including climate change, logging and agriculture, according to the first-ever global assessment on the conservation status of mangroves for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.As a result, 11 […]

Threats of Climate Change not Gender-Neutral

Gender and Climate Change The Threats of Climate Change are not Gender-Neutral. The threat of climate change, manifested in the increase of extreme weather conditions such as, droughts, storms or floods, has been recognized as a global priority issue. Climate change is a sustainable development challenge, with broad impacts not only on the environment but […]