MEXICO CITY, Mexico. – The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food of Mexico reported today that the country is proposing to increase cooperation actions with Caribbean island nations.

Its secretary, Jose Calzada, said that Mexico together with the Inter-American Institute for Agriculture Cooperation are doing actions to strengthen support and collaboration in the Caribbean area, in agriculture, livestock, fisheries, and others.

To this end, from November 13th to 17th, nineteen technicians from Caribbean countries will receive training from Mexican specialists in irrigation, mitigation and adaptation to climate change issues, among others.

They will also take courses on the inspection of agro-food products, as well as geospatial information for disaster prevention, productive uses and access to technology platforms.