Series - Agricultural marketing in the Americas records

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Agricultural marketing in the Americas records

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    • 1981-1999 (Creation)

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    10.60 m of textual records

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    The Americas Branch of the Market Development Division was established in 1982 to develop agriculture markets for Alberta products in the Americas. The branch was transferred to the new Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development in 1992.

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    The Americas Branch was transferred to the new Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development in 1992. It disbanded in 1999 when the function was transferred to Economic Development.

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    Scope and content

    The series consists of records related to the marketing of agricultural products in North and South America, with a focus on countries involved in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The records include correspondence and other records related to food companies, banks, embassies, and trade offices from the United States, Canada, and Latin America (Mexico), regarding export of food products and agricultural commodities.

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    The records were acquired through records schedule 1993/062.


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        Subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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        Subject to the Copyright Act. Permission for use required.

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        Includes parts of accessions GR1999.0872, GR1999.0874, GR1999.0877, GR1999.0879, GR1999.0880, GR1999.0881, GR2006.0311, and GR2010.0294.

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            The scope and content is based on Item 07 of 1993/062.

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