Canada is working with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture to help parts of the continent vulnerable to the economic and environmental shocks of global warming.
A field of corn grows thanks to a new irrigation system that pulls water from a nearby river in Mirebalais, Haiti, in 2012. The country is one of the focuses of IICA work to help mitigate the effects of climate change to vulnerable parts of the continent. UN photograph by Logan Abassi
My recent visit to Ottawa resulted in the strengthening of cooperation efforts to benefit vulnerable areas in the Americas.
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The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.