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II Regional Cooperation Seminar for Latin America and the Caribbean “Locust (Acrididae): Situation and technical cooperation standpoint”

Event Date
2020-10-23
City
San José, Costa Rica
Country

Descripcion

Exchange of experiences among Latin American and Caribbean countries to address current locust swarms and promote innovative solutions for its treatment and mitigation within the framework of the “2020 Year of Plant Health” (FAO).

Program

Date - Time Activity Speakers
11:30 a.m. (Argentina) - 10:30 a.m. (Trinidad y Tobago) - 8:30 .m. (Costa Rica). Opening words Minister Alicia Barone, General Directorate of International Cooperation - DGCIN, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of the Argentine Republic. Dr. Manuel Otero, Director General, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture - IICA. Eng. Carlos Paz, President, National Service of Health and Food Quality - SENASA.
Technical Panel
Objectives and working lines of the Inter-American Coordination Group on Plant Health (GICSV) By Héctor Medina.
Regional Status: Different locust species in Latin America and the Caribbean By Ricardo Solano, Plant Health Committee of the Southern Cone - COSAVE. By Cesar Luis Espinoza Villca, Andean Community - CAN. By Mario Poot Pech, International Regional Organization for Agricultural Health - OIRSA. By Amel Baksh, Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency - CAHFSA. By Jesús García Feria, North American Plant Protection Organization - NAPPO.
Successful experiences: Mexico: the biological control of locusts and regional cooperation experiences. - Argentina: the use of computer tools for locust surveillance and regional cooperation experiences. Locust Alert System (SAL) For México, Mario Poot Pech For Argentina, Héctor Medina.
Technical cooperation in the region By Paola Romero and Juan Naveyra, Directorate General for International Cooperation of Argentina. By Lourdes Fonalleras, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture.
A&Q Participants audience
Wrap up session Agr. Eng. Diana Guillen, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Argentine Republic. Eng. César de la Cruz, President of COSAVE and Coordinator of GICSV.

Speakers

Moderators:

  • Antonieta Borgna (Cancillería Argentina).
  • Paula Kupferberg (SENASA).

Speakers:

  • Alicia Barone, General Directorate of International Cooperation (DGCIN), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of the Argentine Republic.
  • Manuel Otero, Director General, IICA.
  • Carlos Paz, President, National Service of Health and Food Quality (SENASA).
  • Héctor Medina.
  • Ricardo Solano, Plant Health Committee of the Southern Cone (COSAVE).
  • Cesar Luis Espinoza Villca, Andean Community (CAN).
  • Mario Poot Pech, International Regional Organization for Agricultural Health (OIRSA).
  • Amel Baksh, Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency (CAHFSA).
  • Jesús García Feria, North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO).
  • Paola Romero and Juan Naveyra, Directorate General for International Cooperation of Argentina.
  • Lourdes Fonalleras, IICA.
  • Diana Guillen, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Argentine
    Republic.
  • César de la Cruz, President of COSAVE and Coordinator of GICSV.

Presentations

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