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Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency (CAHFSA)

Common Name: CAHFSA Agreement


The primary objectives of CAHFSA shall be to provide regional and national support to the Community in the establishment, management and operations of their National Agricultural Health and Food Safety Systems(NAHFSS) as they relate to the sanitary and phytosanitary measures of the WTO – Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Agreement forming part of the 1994 Accord that established the WTO and to execute on behalf of those countries such actions and activities that can be more effectively and efficiently executed through a regional mechanism.

Date opened for Signature: 2010/03/12

Entry into Force:

Article XXII - This Agreement and any Agreement supplementary thereto shall enter into force immediately upon signature by representatives of the Governments of seven Members. Agreement entered into force on 12 March 2010.