From harmonizing product terms, to sharing Best Practices, to promoting greater market transparency –The MIOA is working well for producers and buyers in the Americas.
IICA hosted a roundtable discussion related to sanitary and phytosanitary negotiations, which included the participation of representatives of the international agrifood community and importers from Canada, the European Union and the United States.
A project by IICA and the Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador allowed for consolidating this business undertaking in the field of bioeconomy, which will be operated by pine-nut producers in the province of Manabí.
Delegates from 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries reviewed standards to be approved by the Codex Alimentarius Commission in Geneva in July.
The Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, underscored the need for collaborative work between official and private veterinary services in the organization’s 34 member countries. IICA is currently planning actions aimed at strengthening emergency preparedness and response.