FIFTY-FIRST SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED) - AGRICULTURE

7 October 2014  - Officials
10 October 2014 -  Ministerial

Meeting Venue:       

Paramaribo
  SURINAME


ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTATION
 

1. Savingram No. 534/2014 dated 18 July 2014 WORD Version PDF Version
2, Savingram 687 - Documentation WORD Version PDF Version
3. Draft Agenda1 October 2014 WORD Version PDF Version
4. Annotated  Draft Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
5. List of Hotels WORD Version PDF Version
Report of Officials Preparatory to the Fifty-First Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) - Agriculture

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Report 16 October 2014 WORD Version PDF Version

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Addendum to Agenda Item 4.3 entitled "The Examination of the Region's Food Imports and Opportunities for Production and Trade arising from Suspensions of the CET and Certificates Granted under the Safeguard Mechanism" 16 October 2014

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Attachment to Agenda Item 6.1 - Operationalisation of the Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency 16 October 2014

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MEETING DOCUMENTATION

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Working Document WORD Version PDF Version
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AGENDA ITEMS 1-3 - OPENING

                                 - ADOPTION OF AGENDA

                                 - PROCEDURAL MATTERS

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AGENDA ITEM 4 - INCREASING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND TRADE:

4.1 - Proposal for More Effective Coordination Mechanisms to Address the Constraints to Agriculture

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4.2 - Strategic Plans for Priority Commodities and Policy Recommendations -

 

          4.2.1 - Promoting the Development of a Root and Tubers Industry in the Caribbean

                      Community (CARICOM) with specific reference to Cassava (Submission

                      by FAO)

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         4.2.2 - Promoting the Development of a Small Ruminants Industry in the Caribbean

                     Community (CARICOM) (Submission by CARDI)

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6.          4.2.3 - Herbs and Spices WORD Version PDF Version
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4.3 - The Examination of the Region’s Food Imports and Opportunities for Production and Trade arising from Suspensions of the CET and Certificates Granted under the Safeguard Mechanism.

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8. Attachment to Agenda Item 4.3 - Suspensions of the CET granted on Agricultural Items for the period November 2010 – March 2014 WORD Version PDF Version
9. 4.4 - Intra-Regional Market Access Issues:

         4.4.1 - Study on Non-Tariff Measures

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10.          4.4.2Jamaica’s Market Access Request for Fresh Agricultural Products WORD Version PDF Version
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         4.4.3 - Grenada’s Market Access Request to Trinidad and Tobago for Honey

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AGENDA ITEM 5 - REGIONAL AGRICULTURAL POLICY AND STRATEGY:

5.1 - Support under the 10th EDF Agricultural Policy Programme (APP) with Focus on the Caribbean and the Pacific

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13. 5.2 - Support in Developing and Strengthening of National Agricultural Plans WORD Version PDF Version
14. 5.3 - Food and Nutrition Security Initiatives in CARICOM – RFNSC Council and Member States Action Plans WORD Version PDF Version
15. 5.4 - Developing the Region’s Human Resource Capacity and Contributing to Food Security Objectives to CARICOM (Submission by UWI) WORD Version PDF Version
16. AGENDA ITEM 6 - AGRICULTURAL HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY/SPS:

6.1 - Operationalisation of the Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency

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17. 6.2  - Issues Relating to Animal Health  WORD Version PDF Version
  6.2  - Issues Relating to Animal Health 7 October 2014 WORD Version PDF Version
18. 6.3 - Issues Relating to Plant Health -

 

         6.3.1 -  Recommendations of the Second Meeting of the CARICOM Plant Health

                     Directors

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19. Attachment to Agenda Item 6.3.1 - 

ATTACHMENT I - THE OPERATIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE CHPD FORUM

ATTACHMENT II – AGENDA – SECOND MEETING OF THE CARICOM PLANT HEALTH DIRECTORS - Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands - July 31, 2014        

 

ATTACHMENT IV -  CARIBBEAN PLANT HEALTH DIRECOTRS PROTECTING CARIBBEAN AGRICULTURE – RED PALM MITE – Raoiella Indica Hirst – A Technical Manual for the Caribbean

 

ATTACHMENT VI – CARDI – PROTOCOL FOR THE TRANSPORT OF DISEASE FREE (CASSAVA) PLANTING MATERIAL IN CARICOM - 2014

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20. Attachment to Agenda Item 6.3.1 - 

ATTACHMENT III - Caribbean Plant Health Directors (CPHD) Forum Charter - DRAFT - Adopted in Principle at the Seventh (7th) Meeting of the CPHD Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands 29 July – 1 August 2014

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21.         6.3.2 - Fusarium Wilt of Bananas (Submission by FAO) WORD Version PDF Version
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        6.3.3 - The Decommissioning of the Caribbean Plant Protection Commission (Submission by FAO)

                  

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Attachment to Agenda Item 6.3.3 - Committee on Constitutional and Legal Matters

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6.4 - The SPS Project “Support to the Caribbean Forum of ACP States in the Implementation of the Commitments Undertaken Under the EPA: SPS Measures”  (EPA/SPS 10th EDF Programme)  

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6.5 - Invasive Alien Species -   A Major Threat to Food Security (Request of Trinidad and Tobago)

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Attachment to Agenda Item 6.5 - Strategy and Action Plan For Invasive Alien Species in the Caribbean Region - 2011-2016

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AGENDA ITEM 7 - AGRICULTURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE RELATED MATTERS:

7.1 - Drought and Water Resource Management in the Caribbean

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AGENDA ITEM 8 - STRENGTHENING TECHNICAL CAPACITY IN AGRICULTURE IN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES: IICA-SAGARPA Cooperation Agreement

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AGENDA ITEM 9 - CARIBBEAN REGIONAL FISHERIES MECHANISM - Matters from the Meeting of the Ministerial Council  

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AGENDA ITEM 10 -  ISSUES ARISING FROM THE FIFTH REGIONAL MEETING OF CARICOM SUGAR STAKEHOLDERS  

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Attachment to Agenda Item 10 - Report of the Fifth Meeting of CARICOM Sugar Stakeholders

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AGENDA ITEM 11 - RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE TWELFTH MEETING OF THE ALLIANCE 

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 DRAFT PROGRAMME FOR THE TWELFTH MEETING OF THE ALLIANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL MILLIEU

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34. AGENDA ITEM 12 - DATE AND VENUE OF NEXT MEETING WORD Version PDF Version
35. AGENDA ITEM 13 - ANY OTHER BUSINESS WORD Version PDF Version
       
       

MEETING OF MEMBER STATES ON REGIONAL AGRICULTURAL POLICY AND STRATEGY  - Georgetown, Guyana - 18 September 2014

1. Paper 1 - Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
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Paper 2 - Past Initiatives and Policy Considerations for the Regional Agricultural Sector - (Agenda Item 4.1)

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Paper 3 - Proposal for More Effective Coordination Mechanisms In  Execution of Regional Agriculture Policy and Strategy (Agenda Item 4.2)

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Progress Report on the 10th EDF Agriculture Policy Programme (APP) with Focus on the Caribbean and the Pacific (Agenda Item 4.4)

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Paper 4 - Examination of the Region’s Food Imports and Opportunities for Production and Trade (Suspensions Authorised by the Secretary-General and Certificates Granted by the Secretary-General (Agenda Item 5.1)

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Paper 5 - Promoting the Development of a Root and Tubers industry in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) In relation to (Agenda Item 5.2 Roots and Tubers)

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Paper 7 - Presentation on Regional Herbal and Spices Industry Development Strategy – Building on the Foundation in relation to (Agenda Item 5.4)   

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8. SR Cluster Presentation - FA   PowerPoint Version
9. Regional Herbs and Spices - September 2014   PowerPoint Version
10. Root and Tuber Presentation - 18 September 2014   PowerPoint Version
       
       

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS

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(INQUORATE) Draft Report of the Fourteenth Meeting of the CARICOM Chief Veterinary Officers (CVOs) in relation to Agenda Item 6.2 - Issues Relating to Animal Health 

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Extracts from the Working Document and Summary of Recommendations and Conclusions for the Thirty-Second Special Meeting of the COTED-Agriculture, Georgetown, Guyana, 16 and 18 September 2009 in relation to Agenda Item 4.2 “Strategic Plans for Priority Commodities and Policy Recommendations”

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  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   PDF Version

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