Has been a member since April 1982 and since that date, CATIE has developed actions in the country to provide a timely, coherent and innovative response to the demands and needs at different levels of the agricultural sector and natural resources.
Research and development
Relevant CATIE projects or actions in the Dominican Republic in the last three years
Offer of value for the country
CATIE can accompany the Dominican Republic in the following areas: knowledge management, postgraduate education of human resources and teaching, rural development, rural extension, family farming, food and nutritional security, agroecology, agroforestry systems with coffee and cocoa, sustainable intensification of livestock, sustainable forest management, adaptation / mitigation of climate change, water security and information platforms for comprehensive territorial approach. CATIE's offer of technical cooperation is flexible and, to the extent of its possibilities, adapts to the country's demands and priorities.
- Since its creation in 1944, 80 Dominican professionals have graduated at master's level (62 men and 18 women)
- Current students: 26 Dominicans (17 men and 9 women)
From 2014 to date
- 451 professionals and technicians (383 men and 68 women) trained in different topics related to CATIE's work and are a priority for the country.
- In 2020, a group of 60 Dominicans completed an International Diploma in Integrated Pest Management (DiMIP), under an agreement between the Ministry of Agriculture, CATIE and two local universities (ISA and UASD).
- 20 professionals and technicians from different institutions carried out missions to CATIE headquarters in the last three years to learn about the different research and development programs that CATIE executes.
CATIE's actions in the Dominican Republic are strengthened thanks to coordinated work with strategic partners from the public, academic, private and international cooperation sectors, with whom CATIE coordinates its cooperation actions, with a view to responding to the demands and priorities of the country. To this end, in the last three years 15 agreements have been signed with various partner institutions. In addition, the Dominican Association of CATIE and IICA Graduates works actively in the country.
José Miguel Méndez
Representative for the Dominican Republic