The Minister for Productive Agriculture and Land, Wilmar Castro Soteldo, yesterday showed the productive advances of Venezuela during his participation in the XI Conference of Ministers of Agriculture that takes place in the Dominican Republic.
Through his twitter account, Wilmar Castro Soteldo informed about his arrival in the Caribbean country to represent Venezuela in the international event.
“We arrived in the Dominican Republic at the XI Ibero-American Conference of Ministers of Agriculture to share the productive experiences of the people of Venezuela,” explained the head of the agricultural portfolio.
The XI Ibero-American Conference of Ministers of Agriculture began yesterday, Wednesday, and the event will last until Thursday, April 28, in Santo Domingo, with the motto: Together for a fair and sustainable Ibero-America.
The event will focus on addressing issues of food security and nutrition, sustainable production, resilience and agroecology.
Likewise, the participants will speak on the challenge that international trade currently represents in the framework of the agri-food sector, especially in the face of the crisis in supply chains, family farming and the digital transformation of the agri-food system.
Representatives from 22 countries that belong to the Ibero-American Conference are present at the activity to expose the productive experiences around the covid-19 pandemic and the crisis that exists in Europe.
The event is part of the calendar of activities carried out by the Dominican Republic within the framework of the Pro Tempore Secretariat held by this international organization and the results of which will be taken to the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government to be held in that country.