The report “Outlook for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Americas” is the result of a joint effort by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA). It was prepared by an inter-agency group led by:


Institutional Coordinator

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Adrián Rodríguez


Luiz Beduschi


Joaquín Arias

To draft the various chapters, interdisciplinary working groups were established and coordinated by the different institutions based on their fields of competence. The content of each chapter is the responsibility of the corresponding institutions and professionals who served as coordinators. Should you require additional information on any of the topics, you may contact the technical coordinator of the corresponding chapter:

Chapter 1

Joaquín Arias (IICA)

Chapter 2

Mónica Rodrigues

Chapter 3

Luiz Beduschi (FAO)

Chapter 4

Federico Bert (IICA)

Should you require information regarding the technical coordination of the document or the statistical indicators, please contact:



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Editorial and technical coordination

Joaquín Arias

Statistical indicators

Eugenia Salazar