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About Us

International Grain Trade Coalition Association (IGTC)

The International Grain Trade Coalition Association (IGTC) is a federation of non-profit organizations formed to serve the greater good by promoting and facilitating the performance of the supply chain for grains, oilseeds, pulses and derived products. Aims include:

  • Support accomplishments toward world food security and economic well-being goals as defined by the United Nations.  
  • Inform and promote the common/shared interests of international actors that include farmers, producers, exporters, importers, governments and consumers.
  • Foster a safe, predictable, sustainable, affordable, nutritious and secure food supply across the world.
  • Share critical research and expertise on the global supply chain.  
  • Serve the diverse needs arising from international provision of food, feed, transport and processing for grains, oilseeds, pulses and derived products.

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Participate in IGTC

Participate in the IGTC

 

For-profit entities supporting IGTC are welcome to be identified as IGTC Corporate Stakeholders and help guide our work. Trade associations and Councils working to support international trade of grains, oilseeds, pulses and other agri-bulks are welcome to apply for IGTC membership. IGTC also seeks partnership with governmental bodies, other international interest groups and academic institutions. Please contact us at: Secretariat@IGTCglobal.org to begin your participation with IGTC.  

Latest News

04.12.2020 MRL letter sent by Coalition for an Enhanced Codex
On 4 December the International Agri Food Network (IAFN) Coalition for an Enhanced Codex sent a letter to the Codex Alimentarius Secretariat, highlighting "the vital work of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR) and to reduce the backlog and to advance the 430+ proposed MRLs for adoption".

The full letter which can be read here, also points to the importance of improved capacity for setting Codex MRLs based on science, country application of MRLs in global trade, and increased awareness of MRL trade issues amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

IGTC is one of 29 agri-value chain members that are part of the Codex Coalition, administered and led by the International Agri-Food Network (IAFN).

03.12.2020 Trade for Peace Week, WTO
From 30 November-4 December WTO is hosting the first edition of the Trade for Peace Week with ten virtual panel sessions that will explore the nexus between trade and peace, focussing on fragile and conflict-affected countries which aim to use trade and economic integration to promote sustainable and inclusive peace. More information here.

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