Washington, DC, July 25th. The Executive Committee of The Market Information Organization of the Americas (MIOA) met in Washington, DC on July, 2019
Welcome to the Second Edition of the Roundtable on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Negotiations organized by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).
Every dollar and pound of food traded represents the efforts of millions of workers along the agricultural value chains.
A new IICA publication brings together experiences in the Americas, China and the EU on this topic; readers are urged to take advantage of it to replicate actions in other countries around the hemisphere.
A total of 33 food safety professionals from Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago were certified by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA). The training was organized by the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).
In June, the leaders of the G20 will discuss the recommendations made by the Vice-Ministers of Agriculture and other entities such as IICA for strengthening the agricultural sector and increasing its contribution to food production worldwide.