IGTC meetings and events: calendar update

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IGTC participation in IGC Grains Forum: Contingency plans to anticipate shocks

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IGTC global General Assemblies

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About Us

International Grain Trade Coalition Association (IGTC)

The International Grain Trade Coalition Association (IGTC) is a non-profit federation of associations 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 in particular by:
    ➢ Providing technical, legal and economic evaluations of certain current and future practices and policy on the impact on the distribution chain and food availability, security, affordability, and safety;
    ➢ Communicating internationally and supporting regional, national and local communication.

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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

03.05.2022 IGTC Survey on Electronic Trading Documentation April 26-May 13
IGTC is inviting grain trade companies to fill in its new survey on electronic trading documentation as we assess change to identify opportunities for engagement to support business interests. The survey aims to collect information about digitalization and innovation in the grains sector, focussing on adoption at national, regional and global level across truck, rail, containers and bulk marine vessel transportation.

This initiative is part of the work of the IGTC's Working Group on Electronic Trading Documentation and is a valuable opportunity to gain global and regional industry perspectives similar to the report from the survey conducted in 2016 (here).

Questions? The Secretariat is happy to assist via email: secretariat@igtcglobal.org

31.03.2022 UN Resolution confirms annual International Plant Health Day, May 12
IGTC congratulates Parties to the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) following United Nations General Assembly approval of an annual International Plant Health Day.
 
International Plant Health Day will occur on May 12 each year, thanks to the approval of a UN General Assembly resolution in New York on 29 March 2022.
 
The resolution, led by the governments of Bolivia, Finland, Pakistan, Philippines, Tanzania and Zambia, highlights that sustaining plant health protects the environment, forests and biodiversity from plant pests, addresses the effects of climate change, supports efforts to end hunger, malnutrition & poverty as well as boosting economic development. Read more here.

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