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The EU and the Member States, together with Switzerland, agree on a framework for cooperation with Bolivia worth 530 million euros

The European Commission, the member states present in Bolivia - France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden and Germany - and Switzerland have agreed to "harmonize and coordinate" their interventions in the field of development cooperation in the Andean country through the adoption of of a joint strategy until 2020 for which they will allocate a total of 530 million euros.

Bolivia: Government boosts Genetic Research on Quinoa

The Government of Bolivia, through the Ministry of Rural Development and Lands and the International Quinoa Center (CIQ), in coordination with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), organized the First International Forum on the cultivation of Quinoa, under the heading "Opportunities and Challenges to the discovery of the quinoa genome". The objective of this initiative is to contribute to the strengthening of the country's quinuero sector.

IICA and Finland promote the use of renewable energy among farmers in the Andean region

More than 12,000 rural men and women in the Andean region (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru) have replaced traditional energy use with renewable energy, thanks to the Energy and Environment Partnership with the Andean Region (AEA), developed by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland (MAEF).

Mercosur celebrates 25 years

Today is celebrated in the Mercosur building in Montevideo and with the presence of the President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, Dr. Tabare Vazquez, the seminar "Reflections and Challenges 25 years after the signing of the Treaty of Asuncion".

Bolivia, last place of the most important conference on water in Latin America

The XVI Conference of Iberoamerican Water Directors (CODIA), the main forum on the subject of Latin America, which was held in Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), has adopted a series of agreements to strengthen the strategic role of CODIA as a platform for training and improving the management of water resources in the region. The next conference will be held in Campeche (Mexico), in the second half of 2016.

Bolivia and Spain cooperate on Sustainable Development

About 40 technicians and managers of Biosphere Reserves of Latin America, Spain, Portugal, together with representatives of the Man and Biosphere Program of UNESCO and international organizations such as UNESCO, IUCN and FAO participate in Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) of an international seminar on sustainable development of these green spaces protected in Latin America and the Caribbean ", which lasts until 13 November.

Bolivia will have a new aquacultural complex of 76 hectares

The promoters of the project, as Bolivian government, say that aspire to improve the nutrition of citizens with the increased availability of fish.