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Jamaica | PNP Observes National Tree Planting Day

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct. 1, 2021 -  In marking National Tree Planting Day 2021, the Shadow Minister of Land, Environment and Climate Change, Senator Sophia Frazer Binns, is calling all Jamaicans to play their part in planting at least one tree as a commitment to preserving and restoring our environment. MP Lothan Cousins, Shadow Minister of Water and Agriculture agrees that, “Tree-planting initiatives are important for food and water security, for the conservation of biological resources and helps us to adapt and mitigate the effects of climate change.”

Jamaica | PNP Observes National Tree Planting Day

Manuel Otero Re-elected IICA Director-General

SAN ISIDRO, Costa Rica Sept. 2, 2021 - Argentinian veterinarian Manuel Otero was re-elected as Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) during the Conference of Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas 2021. He will serve a new term as head of the international organisation specialising in agricultural development and rural well-being, from 2022 to 2026. 

 Manuel Otero Re-elected IICA Director-General
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