IGTC Members Address Future of Grain Trade at London Grains Week (June 10-13, 2024)

The week of June 10-13, 2024, was marked by insightful reflections on the current state of the grain trade amidst an unpredictable environment, as IGTC members gathered in London to deliberate on the future of IGTC and actively participate in the International Grains Council (IGC) Conference 2024.

IGTC Organizational Strategic Discussions, held on June 10th, emphasized the necessity of strong, collective advocacy and strategic collaboration to address the complex challenges facing the grain trade today. Members highlighted IGTC’s pivotal role in the global grain trade landscape.

An IGTC-hosted session during the IGC Grains Conference on June 11th shed light on current and future challenges in ensuring food security through seamless execution, focusing on crop production, international transportation, and plant health.

Addressing these challenges requires a combination of technological advancements, improved communication, and increased cooperation among multiple stakeholders. Ensuring food security, managing costs, and building resilient supply chains are critical to sustaining the global grain trade.