Los productores de alimentos de EE.UU. como administradores responsables de los recursos de la tierra y el mar, están comprometidos con continuar llevando a cabo prácticas que garanticen la sostenibilidad en la producción y suministro de alimentos.
Para conocer más acerca de este tema, la Embajada de Estados Unidos, en colaboración con el Instituto Internacional le invita a la presentación de:
Estados Unidos como modelo de agricultura sostenible
Lunes, día 28 de noviembre
Abierto al público
As responsible stewards of the earth’s resources, farmers, fishermen and foresters across the United States are dedicated to developing and continuing sustainable practices while improving operations on the land and the seas through ongoing innovation and thoughtful approaches.
The U.S. Sustainable Alliance represents more than 20 U.S. organizations linked by our individual accomplishments in growing, harvesting and producing through our long history of conservation stewardship.
Sustainability is not measured by an arbitrary threshold; it requires a commitment to innovation and continuous improvement. That is why we also believe it is for all of us across the food supply chain.
To learn more please visit:
The U.S. Sustainability Alliance
David Green is the Senior Consultant to the U.S. Sustainability Alliance. His experience covers international agricultural issues covering policy and marketing issues on the introduction of new technologies and sustainability in the agri-food supply chain. For the past twenty five years he has advised numerous European and U.S. agricultural and food organizations on market access issues particularly the understanding and acceptance of biotechnology and sustainable production. Originally from Ireland where he ran a 100 hectare beef farm, he subsequently became managing editor at London-based Farmers Weekly magazine. Mr. Green co-authored, Spoiled for Choice: Food Scares Unscrambled, which examined the issues and results of food scares in the EU in the 1990s. He moved to the United States in 1993 and now lives on a small farm in Virginia.
Lorena Alfaro is Senior Researcher and Strategic Advisor to the U.S. Sustainability Alliance. She also serves in this capacity for several other U.S-based agricultural groups. Her practice areas include: international trade policy, advocacy, and communications. She leads international and domestic projects that promote the quality, safety and sustainability of U.S. food and agricultural products. Ms. Alfaro previously served as a Washington Representative for the American Soybean Association and as Director in the Office of International Issues and Trade for the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. She earned a master’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service with a concentration in International Business Diplomacy. At Lake Forest College, Illinois she earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics.