31.01.2020

Agbiz represented on the International Bar Association's Agricultural Law Section

In September 2019, Agbiz head of Legal Intelligence, Theo Boshoff, was granted the opportunity to present on climate change, Africa and the role of agricultural law at the International Bar Association (IBA)'s annual conference in Seoul, South Korea. Following this conference, the IBA has confirmed that Theo will serve a two-year term ending in December 2021 on the Legal Practice Division's Agricultural Law Section.

In September 2019, Agbiz head of Legal Intelligence, Theo Boshoff, was granted the opportunity to present on climate change, Africa and the role of agricultural law at the International Bar Association (IBA)'s annual conference in Seoul, South Korea. Following this conference, the IBA has confirmed that Theo will serve a two-year term ending in December 2021 on the Legal Practice Division's Agricultural Law Section.

As an officer of this section, it will provide Agbiz with a unique opportunity to make inputs into important international issues related to land use, ownership and farmer's rights, climate change, seed, plant variety, biotech and GMO laws, trade, food safety and liability amongst other areas. The agricultural law division works closely with the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). Please click here to view the  work of the Agricultural Law Section

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