Virtual Trade and Investment Convention (TIC) 2020 Webinar Series

Webinar 1: Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) – Building Competitiveness in the Agricultural Sector Webinar

Date: Wednesday 28th October, 2020
Time: 2:45pm – 4:30pm
This Webinar will highlight the requirements of the National Standard,  TTS 648:2020, Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) – Fresh produce – Requirements, and provide a forum for the panelists to discuss the importance of building and assuring food safety and quality for primary production of fresh produce  and role of the National Standard in improving the competitiveness of the Agriculture Sector.

GAP Agenda
GAP Webinar – Christopher Alexander (NAMDEVCO)
GAP Webinar – Dr Lisa Harrynanan (IICA)
GAP Webinar – Adrienne Stewart (TTBS)

Webinar 2: National Quality Policy – The Link to Competitiveness and Sustainable Development Webinar

Date: Thursday 29th October, 2020
Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm
The objective of this Webinar is to promote the National Quality Policy and its application to national goods, services and processes. This panel will discuss the governance arrangements for the NQP, the role of the NQP in supporting improvements in the Ease of Doing Business and National Competitiveness. It will also seek to look at its role in supporting improved competitiveness in the manufacturing and agriculture sectors.

Webinar 3: Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) – Building Competitiveness in the Food and Beverage Sector Webinar

Date: Friday 30th October, 2020
Time: 9:30am – 10:30am
This Webinar will highlight the requirements of the National Standard, TTS 642:2018, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for the Food Industry – Requirements.

This standard establishes minimum requirements for a food safety and quality system in food processing, manufacture, handling, packaging, storage, transport or holding, for any sector of the food chain, where food is offered for sale or supply for public consumption.

The Webinar provides a forum for the panelists to discuss its importance and application to improve the competitiveness of the Food and Beverage Sector, and also the evolution required for export markets based on updated regulations such as the Food Safety Modernization Act (USA).

GMP Agenda
ExporTT Presentation
Eximbank Presentation
TTBS Presentation