SEVENTY-FIFTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED) - AGRICULTURE

 

Bridgetown, Barbados

 

Officials : 9 October 2018

Ministerial: 12 October 2018

 

MINISTERIAL SESSION

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS
  AGENDA   Acrobat PDF
DOCUMENTATION
1. OPENING REMARKS    
2. ADOPTION OF AGENDA    
3. PROCEDURAL MATTERS    
4. REGIONAL AGRICULTURE ACTION AGAINST NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES:    
 

4.1     Agricultural Sector's role in addressing Non-Communicable Diseases in CARICOM

          (Withdrawn)

 

4.2     Addressing Dietary Deficiencies and Non-Communicable Diseases in CARICOM

          through the introduction of Biofortified crops

   
5. REMOVAL OF CONSTRAINTS TO AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT - UPDATE FROM THEMATIC GROUPS:    
  5.1     Research and Human Resource Development
  5.2     Agriculture and Climate Change Related Matters    
  5.3     Business Development    
  5.4     Agricultural Health and Food Safety Matters -    
 

          5.4.1     Matters Relating to Animal health - Recommendations from the

                       Eighteenth CARICOM Committee of Chief Veterinary Officers

   
 

          5.4.2     Matters Relating to Plant Health and Recommendations from the Sixth

                       CARICOM Plant Health Directors Meeting

   
            5.4.3     Recommendations from Caribbean Group of Pesticide Control Boards    
 

          5.4.4     Work Plan and Budget (2019) of the Caribbean Agricultural Health and

                       Food Safety Agency

  Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to Item 5.4.4 - Annual Work Programme and Budget   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Item 5.4.4 - Budget Proposal 2019   Excel
6. MATTERS RELATED TO TRADE IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS:    
  6.1     Policy Recommendation for Trade of Animals and Animal Products in CARICOM
  6.2     Non-Compliance with Provisions of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas:    
            6.2.1     Market Access for Honey into Trinidad and Tobago    
 

          6.2.2     Market Access from Suriname to Trinidad and Tobago for frozen Duck

                       Meat

   
  6.3    Market Access for Flour into Trinidad and Tobago (Requested by Jamaica)    
7. REGIONAL VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT IN AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES:    
  7.1     Root and Tubers
  7.2     Small Ruminants    
  7.3     Coconut Industry    
  7.4     Fish and Fish Products -    
 

          7.4.1     Recommendations from the Fisheries and Aquaculture Priority

                       Commodity Working Group (FISHCOM WG)

   
 

          7.4.2     Recommendations from the Seventh Special Meeting of the Ministerial

                       Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM)      

  Acrobat PDF
  7.5     Herbs and Spices    
 

7.6     Cannabis Industry Development Opportunities for CARICOM Member States

  Powerpoint
8. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE FOURTEENTH MEETING OF THE ALLIANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL MILIEU    
9. GRANT OF SUSPENSIONS OF THE CET AND CERTIFICATES UNDER THE SAFEGUARD MECHANISM FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS DURING THE PERIOD AUGUST 2017 TO AUGUST 2018    
10. A GLOBAL CENTRE FOR AGRICULTURE RESILIENCE AMONG SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES (SIDS) (Requested by Dominica)    
11. DATE AND VENUE OF NEXT MEETING    
12. ANY OTHER BUSINESS:    
  12.1      Request for Protection under the CET for Condensed and Evaporated Milk
OFFICIALS REPORT
1. OPENING REMARKS   Acrobat PDF
2. ADOPTION OF AGENDA
3. PROCEDURAL MATTERS
4. REGIONAL AGRICULTURE ACTION AGAINST NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES:   Acrobat PDF
  4.1     Agricultural Sector's role in addressing Non-Communicable Diseases in CARICOM
 

4.2     Addressing Dietary Deficiencies and Non-Communicable Diseases in CARICOM

          through the introduction of Biofortified crops

  Acrobat PDF
5. REMOVAL OF CONSTRAINTS TO AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT - UPDATE FROM THEMATIC GROUPS:   Acrobat PDF
  5.1     Research and Human Resource Development
  5.2     Agriculture and Climate Change Related Matters   Acrobat PDF
  5.3     Business Development   Acrobat PDF
  5.4     Agricultural Health and Food Safety Matters -   Acrobat PDF
 

          5.4.1     Matters Relating to Animal health - Recommendations from the

                       Eighteenth CARICOM Committee of Chief Veterinary Officers

 

          5.4.2     Matters Relating to Plant Health and Recommendations from the Sixth

                       CARICOM Plant Health Directors Meeting

  Acrobat PDF
            5.4.3     Recommendations from Caribbean Group of Pesticide Control Boards   Acrobat PDF
 

          5.4.4     Work Plan and Budget (2019) of the Caribbean Agricultural Health and

                       Food Safety Agency (Ministerial)

  Acrobat PDF
6. MATTERS RELATED TO TRADE IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS:   Acrobat PDF
  6.1     Policy Recommendation for Trade of Animals and Animal Products in CARICOM
  6.2     Non-Compliance with Provisions of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas:   Acrobat PDF
            6.2.1     Market Access for Honey into Trinidad and Tobago
 

          6.2.2     Market Access from Suriname to Trinidad and Tobago for frozen Duck

                       Meat

  Acrobat PDF
  6.3    Market Access for Flour into Trinidad and Tobago   Acrobat PDF
7. REGIONAL VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT IN AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES:   Acrobat PDF
  7.1     Root and Tubers
  7.2     Small Ruminants   Acrobat PDF
  7.3     Coconut Industry   Acrobat PDF
  7.4     Fish and Fish Products -   Acrobat PDF
 

          7.4.1     Recommendations from the Fisheries and Aquaculture Priority

                       Commodity Working Group (FISHCOM WG)

 

          7.4.2     Recommendations from the Seventh Special Meeting of the Ministerial

                       Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM)

                       (Ministerial)      

  Acrobat PDF
  7.5     Herbs and Spices   Acrobat PDF
 

7.6     Cannabis Industry Development Opportunities for CARICOM Member States

          (Ministerial)

  Acrobat PDF
8. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE FOURTEENTH MEETING OF THE ALLIANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL MILIEU   Acrobat PDF
9. GRANT OF SUSPENSIONS OF THE CET AND CERTIFICATES UNDER THE SAFEGUARD MECHANISM FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS DURING THE PERIOD AUGUST 2017 TO AUGUST 2018   Acrobat PDF
10. DATE AND VENUE OF NEXT MEETING   Acrobat PDF
11. ANY OTHER BUSINESS   Acrobat PDF
  11.1    Jamaica Request for Protection for Condensed and Evaporated Milk     
ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS
  Savingram No. 437/2018 dated 7 August 2018 - Seventy-Fifth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development- CARICOM Single Market and Economy (COTED) - Agriculture Bridgetown, Barbados, 9 October 2018 and 12 October 2018 (Convening)   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to Savingram No. 437/2018 - Specimen Instrument of Full Powers   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Savingram No. 437/2018 - Hotels   Excel
  Savingram No. 530/2018 dated 19 September 2018 - Seventy-Fifth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development- CARICOM Single Market and Economy (COTED) - Agriculture Bridgetown, Barbados, 9 October 2018 and 12 October 2018 (Documentation And Logistical Arrangements)   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to Savingram No. 530/2018 - Provisional Agenda   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Savingram No. 530/2018 - Provisional Annotated Agenda   Acrobat PDF
  Draft Agenda - 4 October 2018   Acrobat PDF
       

DOCUMENTATION

1. OPENING REMARKS   Acrobat PDF
2. ADOPTION OF AGENDA
3. PROCEDURAL MATTERS
4 REGIONAL AGRICULTURE ACTION AGAINST NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES:     
 

4.1        Agricultural Sector’s role in addressing Non-communicable      

            Diseases in CARICOM

  Acrobat PDF
 

4.2        Addressing Dietary Deficiencies and Non-communicable

            Diseases in CARICOM through the introduction of Bio-fortified crops

  Acrobat PDF
5 REMOVAL OF CONSTRAINTS TO AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT-  UPDATE FROM THEMATIC GROUPS:    
 

5.1       Research and Human Resource Development

  Acrobat PDF
  5.2       Agriculture and Climate Change Related Matters     Acrobat PDF
  5.3       Business Development   Acrobat PDF
  5.4       Agricultural Health and Food Safety Matters –    
 

             5.4.1       Matters Relating to Animal Health - Recommendations 

                             from the    Eighteenth CARICOM Committee of Chief

                             Veterinary Officers

  Acrobat PDF
 

             5.4.2       Matters Relating to Plant Health and Recommendations

                             from the Sixth CARICOM Plant Health Directors Meeting

  Acrobat PDF
 

              5.4.3      Recommendations from Caribbean Group of Pesticide

                             Control Boards

  Acrobat PDF
 

               5.4.4     Work Plan and Budget (2019) of the Caribbean  

                             Agricultural Health   and Food Safety Agency

                             (Ministerial)

   
6. MATTERS RELATED TO TRADE IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS:    
 

6.1       Policy Recommendations for Trade of Animals and Animal

             Products in CARICOM

  Acrobat PDF
  Attachments I to Item 6.1 - Protocol Governing CARICOM Control Analysis and Approval Procedures for Trade in Animals and Animal Products   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Item 6.1 - Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Policy on Importation of Animals and Animal Products   Acrobat PDF
 

6.2        Non-Compliance with Provisions of the Revised Treaty of

              Chaguaramas -

   

 

              6.2.1    Market Access for Honey into Trinidad and Tobago

  Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment to Item 6.2.1 - Chronological decisions of the Organs of the Community (COTED, Community Council and Heads of Government) on the matter of trade in honey and honey products with Trinidad and Tobago

  Acrobat PDF
 

              6.2.2    Market Access from Suriname to Trinidad and Tobago for

                           frozen Duck Meat

  Acrobat PDF
  Attachments I and II to Item 6.2.2 - Correspondence Re: Export of Duck Meat (Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Suriname)   Acrobat PDF
7. REGIONAL VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT IN AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES:    
  7.1        Root and Tubers   Acrobat PDF
  7.2        Small Ruminants   Acrobat PDF
 

7.3        Coconut Industry

  Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment to Item 7.3 -  Coconut Industry Development for the Caribbean ACP-EU Commodities Programme - Third Project Steering CommitteeBrussels, 2 October 2018

  Acrobat PDF
  7.4        Fish and Fish Products -    
 

             7.4.1     Recommendations from the Fisheries and Aquaculture

                           Priority Commodity Working Group (FISHCOM WG)

  Acrobat PDF
 

             7.4.2     Recommendations from the Seventh Special Meeting of

                           the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional

                           Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM). (Ministerial)

   
  7.5       Herbs and Spices   Acrobat PDF
 

7.6       Cannabis Industry Development Opportunities for CARICOM

             Member  States (Ministerial)

   
8. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE FOURTEENTH MEETING OF THE ALLIANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL MILLIEU   Acrobat PDF
9. GRANT OF SUSPENSIONS OF THE CET AND CERTIFICATES UNDER THE SAFEGUARD MECHANISM FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS DURING THE PERIOD AUGUST 2017 TO AUGUST 2018   Acrobat PDF
10.  DATE AND VENUE OF NEXT MEETING   Acrobat PDF
11. ANY OTHER BUSINESS    
       
 

             

   
       
       
  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   Acrobat PDF

 

 

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