INTER-AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR COOPERATION ON AGRICULTURE (IICA)
WHO ARE WE?
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is the specialized agency for agriculture of the Inter-American System that supports the efforts of Member States to achieve agricultural development and rural well-being.
The Institute provides cooperation services through close and permanent work with its 34 Member States, addressing their needs in a timely manner. Without a doubt, IICA’s most valuable asset is the close relationship it maintains with the beneficiaries of its work. We have broad experience in areas such as technology and innovation for agriculture, agricultural health, food safety and quality, international agricultural trade, family farming, rural development, natural resource management and the bioeconomy.
Our mission is to encourage, promote and support Member States in their efforts to achieve agricultural development and rural well-being through international technical cooperation of excellence.
Our vision is to be a modern and efficient institution supported by a platform of human resources and processes that are capable of mobilizing the knowledge available in the region and around the world, with the aim of achieving a competitive, inclusive and sustainable agriculture sector that takes advantage of opportunities to contribute to economic growth and development as well as to foster greater rural well-being and sustainable management of its natural capital.
WALKERS INSTITUTE FOR REGENERATIVE EDUCATION AND DESIGN (WIRRED)
As an organization, WIRRED believes that successful regenerative development requires partnerships between all stakeholders; the private sector, government, the development/donor sector, civil society, academia and the community. Partnerships that place the planet and people at the centre are critical to development at the local, national and regional levels.
The One Tree For Every Bajan Program gives businesses an opportunity to demonstrate how they can consistently & positively interact with nature and their communities.
FUTURE CENTRE TRUST (FCT)
The Future Centre Trust (FCT) is a non-governmental organisation focused on raising awareness of environmental impacts to Barbados and the planet with a vision to be “a catalyst for sustainable living today and tomorrow”.