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African Agrifood Exports to the US: Challenges of Sanitary & Phyto-Sanitary Standards and Tariff-Rate Quotas

Date: 
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 10:00 - 12:00
Location:
US Capitol Visitors' Center
Congressional Auditorium/Atrium

 


The Partnership and the International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy Council invite you to attend a Congressional Briefing on:

African Agrifood Exports to the US:
Facing Challenges of Sanitary & Phyto-Sanitary Standards and Tariff-Rate Quotas

 

Moderator:
Charlotte Hebebrand, Chief Executive, IPC

Introductory Remarks:
James Kiiru, Commercial Attache, Embassy of Kenya, and Chair, African Diplomatic AGOA Technical Committee

 

Panel Discussion:

  • AGOA and Agriculture - Daniel Karanja, Sr. Fellow, Partnership to Cut Hunger & Poverty in Africa

  • SPS  Standards: Horticultural Exports from AGOA Countries to the US: Challenges & Considerations - Richard Pasco, Attorney, McLeod, Watkinson & Miller

  • Tariff Rate Quotas: What They Mean for AGOA Market Access - David Skully, Professor, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Discussants:

  • Implications for Farmers & Rural Women - Lawrencia Adams-Simpson, Team Leader, Ghana Research and Advocacy Program and First Ray Almeida Fellow

  • Moving Forward & Implications for US and Africa - Steve Lande, President, Manchester Trade LTD

 
Q&A
 
 

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