Plataforma Nacional de producción y comercio responsable de la piña en Costa Rica

PNUD Costa Rica ICCO - KERK IDH Gobierno de Costa Rica MINAE Sector Agro Alimentario
  • Nota 1 eng

    This intervention allows highlighting social and environmental performance as a key factor in agricultural eco-competitiveness of Costa Rica

  • Nota 2 eng

    The platform promotes partnerships with companies committed to improvement in the traditional model of pineapple production

  • Nota 3 eng

    The dialogue facilitated by this initiative addresses public policies and institutional technical assistance

The National Platform for Responsible Production and Trade of Pineapple in Costa Rica held its Fourth Plenary Meeting on February 25, 2013. The activity included the special participation of the Minister of Agriculture; Minister of Environment, and Energy; and the UNDP Resident Representative in Costa Rica. 

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The National Platform for Responsible Production and Trade of Pineapple in Costa Rica held its Third Plenary Meeting on 13 September 2012. The activity was attended by the Minister of Agriculture; The Minister of Environment and Energy,; and the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Costa Rica. Additionally, Vice Minister of Agriculture; Vice Minister of Environment and Energy; Health Minister; and Minister of Labor, attended this meeting. Also, this event also had the special participation of the Ambassador of the Netherlands in Costa Rica. Representatives of small production companies, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, industry and supermarkets also participated in this meeting.

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The Second Plenary Meeting of the National Platform for Responsible Production and Trade of Pineapple in Costa Rica was held at the premises of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) on November 23, 2011.

During the event, the initial progress of the working groups  on i) Soil Conservation; ii) Economic Incentives for Sustainable Production; iii) Compliance with Laws and Regulations were presented.

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On June 27, 2011, Vice President of Costa Rica, officially initiated the dialogue process of the National Platform for Responsible Production and Trade of Pineapple in Costa Rica during an event with participation of the public and private sector and the civil society. Speeches were delivered by the Vice Minister of Agriculture, the Vice Minister of Environment and Energy, and the Assistant Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Costa Rica.

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