A Seed Summit might be held February 7,14, and 22 to debate the way forward for the seed regulatory system in Canada.
The Summit, initiated by Seeds Canada and offered in collaboration with companions alongside the agricultural worth chain, welcomes all stakeholders and customers of seed to hitch the periods.
To date, the Seed Summit 2022 companions embody: Cereals Canada, Canola Council of Canada, Canadian Canola Growers Association, Canadian Horticultural Council, Western Canadian Wheat Growers, Soy Canada, Grains Farmers of Ontario, and the Ontario Agri-Business Association.
In a information launch, Seeds Canada acknowledged:
“Canada’s seed regulatory system has not seen important change in a long time and the Seed Regulatory Modernization course of is a as soon as in a era alternative to affect constructive change.
How seed is grown, processed, and offered has modified profoundly and now’s the time to make sure the regulatory framework displays this too. It is important that these modifications replicate in the present day’s realities and assist future developments.
The Summit has been organized to assist perceive what these modifications must be.
The discussions will assist construct a basis for enter and proposals concerning what is required by asking questions, comparable to: “What do growers and finish customers want from the seed system in Canada?”; “Is the current system supporting innovation and advancement?”; “What role should government play in the relationship between seed seller and seed buyer?”.
Over the course of the three periods, Summit attendees will hear from a spread of audio system who will delve additional into these points and open the dialogue to the stakeholders and contributors.
The seed sector can not deal with these points alone – nor ought to it as stakeholders alongside the worth chain are all impacted by regulatory modifications – which is why the Summit is encouraging all stakeholders to collaborate in serving to form the way forward for the seed sector and the sustainability of Canadian agriculture by guaranteeing we have now the regulatory framework in place to take action.”
To register for the occasion and for extra info, go to www.seedsummit.ca.
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