Consultancy for UN on paperless agro-trade


UN body contracts Dr Heiner Lehr for paperless agro-trade facilitation

The United Nations' Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP, has contracted Syntesa partner Dr Heiner Lehr as a consultant on paperless agro-trade facilitation. Heiner is a member of the UNNExT network of experts on paperless trade in Asia and the Pacific.

The project will hold its first workshop in Beijing on September 12th 2013 in Beijing. Later in the month, Heiner will train government officials on e-traceability in New Delhi (24-25th September 2013). By end of the year a guide for paperless agro-trade facilitation will be produced. This guide will form part of the series published by UN ESCAP as part of the Single Window Implementation Toolkit.