Brussels Development Briefings
The Brussels Development Briefing on ‘Building resilience of SIDS through trade and agribusiness development‘, will be held during the morning of Friday 11 July 2014, at the ACP Secretariat in Brussels. This 37th Briefing is taking place in the context of 2104 as the year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and the upcoming UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (1-4 September 2014, Apia, Samoa).
The panel is being organised by the ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the European Commission, the ACP Secretariat and CONCORD. It will be composed of speakers who have extensive expertise in business, trade and agriculture in ACP small islands, representing regional and international institutions, farmers’ organisations, the private sector, development partners and academia. They will discuss the vulnerabilities and challenges experienced by small islands, and explore the opportunities and achievements of the agritrade sector in…
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