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North American Ag Officials Affirm Role Of Provinces And States In Implementation Of CUSMA

On Thursday, officials from Canada, the United States and Mexico issued a joint statement underscoring the role of provinces and states in successful implementation of the Canada - United States - Mexico (CUSMA) Trade Agreement.
 
North American state and provincial agriculture officials gathered virtually this week for the 29th annual Tri-National Agricultural Accord.
 
The three countries held sessions on CUSMA implementation, provincial and state response to COVID-19, prevention, surveillance, and rapid response to African Swine Fever (ASF), and the future of agriculture through innovation including gene editing.
 
The Accord represents a longstanding commitment among the senior provincial and state agricultural officials of Canada, the United States, and Mexico to work together collaboratively on agricultural trade and development issues.
 
Manitoba Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development Blaine Pedersen led the Canadian Delegation.
 
The 30th Annual Tri-National Agricultural Accord will take place in Arlington, Virginia on October 25-27, 2021.
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