Support Centers


Center for learning and exchange of knowledge (CAIS) CAIS is a training center on appropriate technologies for the promotion of food and nutrition security.

Comprehensive Analytical Center (CAI) Strengthens the capacities of national laboratories by means of technical cooperation; supports the work plan of each country through training, networking, inter-laboratory testing, and local visits in nutritional biochemistry, microbiology and food composition.

Laboratory of Physiology and Body Composition (LAFICC) The specialized integral service of LAFICC focuses on user satisfaction and includes this lines of work: development and evaluation of programs with an emphasis on prevention and control of nutrition-related chronic diseases; strengthening of analytical capabilities in the region; analysis of body composition, fitness and physical activity, energy expenditure and intake, clinical chemistry and cardiovascular health; psychological tests of child development and mental health.

Comprehensive Center for the prevention of Chronic Diseases (CIIPEC) It is responsible for research development, training of human resources and technical assistance for the comprehensive strengthening of the health and academic sector interested in the prevention and control of con communicable chronic diseases and risk factors in the four lines of work. http://www.incap.int/ciipec

Documentation Center and Virtual Library on Health and Food and Nutrition Security ¨Dr. Nevin Scrimshaw¨

The library of INCAP has as a mail purpose to support the processes of research, teaching and decision making on the subject of health, food and nutrition security in the region. It is also a repository and preserver of the largest number of documents and research on food and nutrition in the Central American region. http://bvssan.incap.int

Education Portal of INCAP

This is the virtual space that hosts media and resources for the development and implementation of teaching units, courses, diplomas and academic programs in modalities of e-learning, virtual classroom and self training packages.



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