- At the Latin American-Caribbean Cocoa Forum, the diplomat emphasized the Center's contribution to the sustainable development of the region.
September 4, 2023. Within the context of the Latin American-Caribbean Cocoa Forum: Challenges and Guidelines for Modern and Sustainable Cocoa Farming, Mr. Jinhae Kim, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Costa Rica, took a special moment to pay tribute to CATIE (Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center) for its 50 years of relentless work in favor of the sustainable development of Latin America and the Caribbean.
During his speech, the Ambassador asked the audience for a round of applause to recognize the outstanding work of the Center, highlighting the efforts of the general director, Muhammad Ibrahim, and the entire team of collaborators who have been part of CATIE's history.
The forum, aiming to establish the foundation for modern and sustainable cocoa farming, is a result of the collaboration between CATIE, the Korean Cooperation for Food and Agriculture in Latin America (KoLFACI), and the Cocoa Committee of Central America and the Dominican Republic (SICACAO). Through events like this, the institutions reinforce their commitment to sustainability and the agricultural development of the region.
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