New Vision for Agri-Food Development in Mexico (VIDA)
This Initiative engages leaders from the private sector, government, international organizations, civil society and academia to assist in shaping a vision of agriculture as key to food security activity. The three pillars that guide the Initiative are:
On October 7, 2013, in a meeting with top business leaders of the food sector in Mexico, the Secretary of Agriculture, Mr. Enrique Martinez y Martinez, launched the New Vision for the Agricultural Development of Mexico (VIDA).
VIDA is a joint effort of the Mexican public and private sectors, with the support of the World Economic Forum. The private sector is represented by two co-directors from global and regional companies. There is also a close participation from the National Agricultural Council.
More than 60 Members from the public and private sectors were participated.