The biggest challenge currently faced by the international meat sector is how to produce more by using less resources, speakers of the 18th World Meat Congress in Buenos Aires resumed last two days. The world's meat production is stable and the sector has a promissory future, taking into account the demographic growth and the resulting increase in demand.
With more than 1,100 attendees worldwide and 400 journalists from near 40 countries, the sessions of the congress mainly dealed with the theme meat for a sustainable world.
Locally organized by the IPCVA (Instituto de Promoción de la Carne Vacuna Argentina, Argentine Beef Promotion Institute) the International Meat Secretariat (IMS) is an entity bringing together meat and livestock organizations from all over the world.
During the 18th World Meat Congress Arturo Llavallol from Sociedad Rural Argentina was elected as the new IMS President. He follows Patrick J. Moore from Bord Bia and Meat Industry Ireland.
Source: FLEISCHWIRTSCHAFT International