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International Food & Agricultural Trade Policy Council Seminar


Issues in South American Agriculture

In Conjunction with the 34th IPC Plenary Meeting

October 25, 2004

Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Roberto Lavagna,
Minister of Economy & Production, Argentina;
Miguel Campos,
Secretary of Agriculture, Argentina; and
Martin Redrado, 
President of Central Bank of Argentina

For a full list of speakers, click here


Session One: The Impact of Regional Integration on Trade and Investment in Agriculture

How is regional integration affecting private sector agriculture investment in Latin America?  What role are regional trade agreements playing in facilitating integration? What are the main barriers to integration and trade in agriculture that can be addressed by regional agreements?  By global agreements?


Session Two: The Doha Development Agenda, Taking Stock

Where do the agriculture negotiations stand? How does the agricultural framework agreement measure up in national capitols? What issues remain outstanding? How can they be resolved?


Session Three: The Evolution of Global Biotechnology

How do industry executives view the evolution of the agricultural biotechnology industry? How are developing countries approaching agricultural biotechnology policy? How can the public sector play a strong role in agricultural biotechnology research?


Session Four: Issues in Animal Agriculture

How will the combination of emerging issues in animal health and human health, animal welfare, genomics, and the environment affect global production and trade in animals, animal products, animal feed, and animal nutrition?


For a printable agenda, click here.

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This seminar will be conducted in English with Spanish interpretation.


There is a $20 USD fee for attending this seminar.  This fee is waived for government officials from non-OECD countries.

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The IPC accepts Visa and Mastercard only.  To pay by credit card, please fill out the IPC credit card form and fax it to the IPC's Washington Office: +1-202-328-5133. Click here for the form.

Alternatively, a cash payment of 60 Argentine pesos will be accepted at the door.

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*For questions, please contact Christin Cogley at the IPC's Washington office at cogley@agritrade.org or +1-202-328-5117.


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