Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP)

Institut de nutrition de l'Amérique centrale et de Panama
Instituto de Nutrición de Centro América y Panama

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History

16 Sep 1949, on official inauguration as a technical regional organization, on modification of an agreement signed 20 Feb 1946, by representatives of the governments of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama, and of Pan American Sanitary Bureau (PASB), executive body of Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Permanent Agreement signed 17 Dec 1953. Belize became a member in 1991; Dominican Rep in 2006. Part of Central American Integration System (SICA).

Aims

Promote nutrition and food security in member countries, with a culture based on important motivations, strongly collective, with leadership, dynamism, managerial capacity and scientific and technical excellence developed through its basic functions of research, information and communication, technical assistance, formation and human resources development and mobilization of resources.

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Activities

Projects/programmes; research and development; knowledge management/information dissemination; training/education.

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Languages

English, Spanish.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 19 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 8 countries
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Subjects *

  • Amenities
    • Food Security
  • Health Care
    • Nutrition

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

UIA Org ID

D1035

Last News Received

11. Feb 2019
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