Promote a productive, profitable and competitive agricultural sector that provides safe food to local, regional and global markets through the application of appropriate sanitary and phytosanitary standards.
Promote capacity building for the effective implementation of the Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the active participation of the member countries in international forums specializing in animal and plant health standards and their use.
Help the governments modernize their agricultural health and food safety services, so they possess the expertise necessary to meet market requirements and users’ needs, and to properly protect human, animal and plant health.
Support the efforts of the member countries to deal with emerging issues and agricultural health and food safety emergencies, and support the development of technical capabilities in plant and animal health, and food safety.
0.5 miles North from the Ipís-Coronado Intersection
Vazquez de Coronado, San
Isidro 11101 - Costa Rica
San José, Costa Rica
Phone: (+506) 2216 0222
Fax: (+506) 2216 0233