A trip report is now available for Gary and Katy’s mission to London for meetings with IGTC members and corporate stakeholders and to attend the IGC Grains Conference.
In London, Gary and Katy led and executed IGTC meetings with 26 global grain trade leaders, governments and international institutions. The overarching objective was to achieve a market and regulatory environment supportive of trade that avoids disruptions in the international trade of grain, oilseeds, pulses and derived products. Specific activities to support UES objectives for GRNOS included:
- Organization and administration of the IGTC’s Strategy Session (June 18): Contribution to the implementation of the IGTC Business Plan through the enhancement of IGTC Policy Teams, Working Groups and operations. Increased engagement of IGTC participants at national and regional level.
- Leadership of IGTC in-person Management Council meeting (June 18)
- Representation of grain trade interests at the International Grain Council’s (IGC) 46th Session (June 18): Support for work to implement “expanded external information exchange” with partners as per the IGTC Business Plan.
- Organization of a grain-trade specific panel session at the IGC annual conference (June 19-20): Provision of representation and sharing of expertise on the commercial requirements and economics of the world's food, feed and processing industries as per the IGTC Business Plan.
A copy of the trip report can be found here.