National Agricultural Technology Institute of Argentina Joins Global Agenda

Move formalizes recognition of Global Agenda in major livestock country

National Agricultural Technology Institute of Argentina (INTA) President Amadeo Nicora signed the Global Agenda Consensus Document on  9 March. INTA operates under the umbrella of Argentina’s Ministry of Agro-Industry, and has requested the country’s formal recognition of the adhesion to the Global Agenda.

Created in 1956, INTA’s governance structure includes the active involvement of over 2,000 representatives from the private and public sectors. Through research and extension programs in the agricultural, food and agro-industry sectors, INTA improves competitiveness, sustainable rural development and living conditions among rural families in Argentina.

Dr Nicora confirmed his participation in the Ethiopia MSP meeting.