Our Vision

To be a leading regional institution of international repute in the application of Agricultural Health and Food Safety Systems.”

Our Mission

“To enhance regional development in agricultural health and food safety through the application of SPS Measures that meets the expectation of all stakeholders and contribute to the welfare of our citizens.”

Our Mandate

CAHFSA is mandated to perform a coordinating and organizing role for the establishment of an effective and efficient regional sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) regime and to execute on behalf of Member States such SPS actions and activities that can be more effectively and efficiently executed through a regional mechanism.

Legal Instruments

The following Agreement gives force to CAHFSA:

  • Revised Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency (CAHFSA): February 25, 2011;
  • Revised Treaty of Chagaramas (Articles 57 and 74).

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Member States

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