Nicaragua to be the Headquarters for the Regional Traceability Congress

The first congress, which is being organized by the Association of Producers and Exporters of Nicaragua, will be held on the 26th and 27th of September.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

The event will be hosted in Managua and it is planned in coordination with the Regional International Agency of Health Agribusiness (Oirsa).

Tania Sirias writes in her article in El Nuevo Diario, "Event participants will have the opportunity to be trained in important areas like food safety, phytosanitary matters, traceability, market requirements, best practices, and value chains, among others. In addition, they will be able to learn about market trends and network with potential buyers and experts."



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