IGTC meetings and events: calendar update

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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 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

27.07.2022 IGTC features in a recently published book "Inside the Global Grain Market Grandad’s Story”
In mid July, Mr. Dennis Gordon Stephens published a book called "Inside the Global Grain Market Grandad’s Story” on Amazon. The book provides behind-the-scenes stories of an earlier era as seen through the eyes of a Granddad legend and expert in global grain trade.

In the book, Dennis focuses on the perfect policy-storm now facing the world in 2022. The chapters on IGTC member Canada Grains Council (CGC) as well as the global Coalition are of great interest to the Coalition Association. Read full IGTC article here.

18.07.2022 Food Systems Transformations as 2030 Agenda Accelerators at the UN Food Systems Summit side event hosted in Rome

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and UN Food Systems Coordination Hub jointly organized a hybrid High Level Political Forum (HLPF) side event on July 15 in New York. The event which was co-hosted by the Dominican Republic, Kenya, Nigeria, Portugal, and the Kingdom of Spain. The discussion was centered on the global food system which is under unprecedented pressure, with only eight years remaining towards the realization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ambition. Read IGTC's full web article here.

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