IGTC Multi-Year Planner
The IGTC's event planner is available to guide grain trade associations, councils and Corporate Stakeholders through 2017 and beyond. The latest edition is here.
UN meetings on Biological Diversity: Key decisions taken at COP-MOP 8 in Cancun, Mexico
The IGTC has returned from two weeks of UN negotiations on the Cartagena Biosafety Protocol, which saw the 170 countries, or 'Parties' to the Protocol (list here), take decisions on the utilization and movement of Living Modified Organisms (LMOs). Given that the Protocol impacts more than 85% of the world's grain movements, the IGTC was on-site to provide expertise on the consequences of discussions from a grain trade perspective.
Of particular importance for the IGTC were the following provisions: