The ministers analyzed several topics, including international cooperation between CAS and international agencies. The Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, shared the hemispheric organization’s different guidelines for technical cooperation with the senior officials.
The agreement between the Institute and Buenos Aires’ Ministry of Agroindustry will seek to strengthen the capacity of players in the agrifood sector, providing them with the tools needed to access markets in a sustainable manner.
The Director General of IICA participated in the summit of the G20’s think tank engagement group, which will submit policy recommendations to the leaders of this global forum.
The Summit of the G20 engagement group will bring together experts from the world’s main think tanks, government officials, representatives of international organizations and leaders of the business community.
The governments of Argentina and Australia are hosting a workshop in Buenos Aires from today until Thursday, jointly sponsored by IICA and COSAVE. The electronic phytosanitary certification workshop is geared towards representatives of Latin American countries and will be attended by experts from national and international organizations.
During his first official mission to Europe, Manuel Otero is meeting with representatives of the Italo-Latin American Institute (IILA), FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation and the United Nations World Food Program (WFP).