WHERE WE WORK

ARGENTINA

Action in collaboration with the Secretariat for International Cooperation, Ministry of Production, Science and Technology (MPCT) and Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MACC) of the province of Santa Fe (Argentina) to strengthen public policies on sustainability in the cattle value chain. Further information

Action in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy of Argentina, through the Secretariat of Industry and Productive Development, and the National Quality Plan, to support national laboratories in identifying their needs in relation to standards for exporting bovine leather, wood, soya and derivatives to the European Union. Further information

Action in collaboration with the National Bioeconomy Directorate of Argentina to strengthen the production of natural fertilisers and nutrients for agricultural use in the country. Further information

BRAZIL

This action consisted of organising a series of dialogues, in collaboration with the Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM). Different aspects of the meat and leather value chains in Brazil were analysed to identify good practices and promote environmental policies to help combat deforestation. Further information.

This action is developed in collaboration with the Federal Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF) of Brazil in the states of Acre, Amazonas, Mato Grosso, Pará, Rondônia and Tocantins. Its objective is to support the development of the unified management system of the Legal Meat Programme and to strengthen monitoring, reporting and verification procedures in the aforementioned states. Further information.

COLOMBIA

Through this action, support is provided to the Colombian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism (MinCIT) and ProColombia - the body in charge of promoting exports - to identify the challenges, opportunities and needs of the Colombian agro-industrial sectors in the face of the new sustainability requirements for exports to the European Union. Further information

ECUADOR

This action supports the strengthening of Ecuador's capacities to promote and consolidate productive cooperativism in the agricultural sector as a basis for the governance and operation of a national traceability system. Further information.

PARAGUAY

Action in collaboration with the Investment and Export Network (REDIEX) of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIC) of Paraguay, for the definition of sustainable strategies in the Paraguayan leather sector. Further information

This action supports the transition towards sustainability of the forestry chain in Paraguay with the aim of increasing the volume exported to the usual trading countries and expanding into new markets. Further information

URUGUAY

Action in collaboration with the Directorate General of Forestry (DGF) of the Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries (MGAP) of Uruguay. Its objective is to support public authorities in the certification of agro-exportable products produced under sustainable management of native forests. Further information.

This action is developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries of Uruguay. Its objective is to support public authorities in the implementation of activities that contribute to the objectives of the National Plan for Gender in Agricultural Policies (PNG Agro). Further information.

REGIONAL

As part of this action, AL-INVEST Verde/Component 2 participated in the 44th International Artisan Ice Cream, Pastry, Bakery and Coffee Fair, SIGEP, and organised three round tables and a closing event in Colombia, as part of the cycle "Dialogue and exchange of experiences on sustainability in the coffee value chain".. Further information

This series consists of three thematic virtual workshops to address the details of different requirements of the EU Regulation on EU supply chains free of deforestation and forest degradation (EUDR): free deforestation, traceability and legalityFurther information.

Through this action, an analysis is carried out of the food safety control or assurance systems in the Official Agricultural Health Services and reference laboratories of the Andean Community Member Countries: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Further information