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  • IICA and the European Union will support the development of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures in the Caribbean

    During the Caribbean Week of Agriculture, currently underway in Guyana, an agreement to benefit agricultural trade and production was signed by 15 nations in the region. Georgetown, Guyana, 10 October, 2013 (IICA). The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the European Union (EU) signed an agreement on October 10 for supporting the development and modernization of the sanitary and…

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  • Photo of EU, IICA sign deal to strengthen Caribbean food standards

    EU, IICA sign deal to strengthen Caribbean food standards

    The European Union (EU) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) have signed an agreement which will see the regional bloc providing some 11.7 million euros to boost Caribbean food access to the EU markets. The agreement was signed Wednesday night as the Caribbean Week of Agriculture activities continued in Georgetown, Guyana. Head of the EU Delegation Guyana…

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  • Women in agriculture: the new sexy in developmental circles – Minister Webster

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The contribution of women to agriculture and agribusiness, and by extension, to national and regional development was hailed on Tuesday as a Women’s Forum got underway at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 2013 in Georgetown, Guyana. The one-day forum, part of a series of activities of the 12th CWA provided a unique opportunity…

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