COVID-19 - ISO Secretariat

Due to the exceptional circumstances (COVID-19) the ISO Secretariat will close the office with effect from 16:00 hours on Friday, 20 March 2020 until further notice. All staff members will work from home and are all reachable, preferably by email or the usual telephone number.


29th International Seminar - SAVE THE DATE - 24 & 25 November 2020 - Coronavirus and Climate Change: Short and Long term Challenges

This year’s Chairman will be Dr Fred Zeller, Executive Director of VSZ, the South German Sugar Beet Growers Association, who has a distinguished career in our sector.


ISO Sugar and Ethanol Yearbook

ISO Sugar and Ethanol Yearbook now available to order - limited copies available


Thursday, 24th September @ 15:00 (UK) – FOCUS ON MOZAMBIQUE

Mr. Joao Jeque from APAMO will provide a comprehensive overview of the sugar sector in Mozambique and perspectives for tackling the challenges ahead. Mozambique presents tremendous potential for growth and offers favourable conditions for a sustained increase in production, improvement in best practices and achievement of efficiencies in key areas of the process.


Tuesday, 29th September @ 15:00 (UK) – FOCUS ON HONDURAS

Mr. Mateo Yibrín and Mr. Gerardo Guillén, President and CEO of the “Honduras Sugar Producers Association (APAH)”, will showcase the progress achieved by their agroindustry and the actions they have undertaken to address the current crisis as well as prepare for the future challenges ahead.


Wednesday, 30th September @ 10:00 (UK) – FOCUS ON THE PHLIPPINES

Mr. Hermenegildo Serafica, Director of the “Sugar Regulatory Authority (SRA), will provide a comprehensive overview of sugar in the Philippines, including the key elements behind the rise in production and the perspectives for the near future.


Monday, 5th October @ 15:00 (UK) – FOCUS ON PARAGUAY

Liz Cramer, Minister of Industry and Commerce, will present the magic of Paraguay’s sugar sector with emphasis on their leadership in organic sugar. Paraguay has gained a reputation for excellence and an early decision to focus on Organic has placed them as the world’s top producer and exporter in the world.


Tuesday 6th October @15:00 (UK)- FOCUS ON AFRICA

Learn about the African Sugar Development Task Force (ASDTF), an initiative that aims to promote sustainability and socio-economic development in the continent by fostering best practices, increased intra-regional trade and transfer of technology. Executive Director, Mulhim Eltayeb, will be accompanied by members of the Steering Committee to provide a comprehensive overview.


Future Events

03 Sep 2020 -
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20th International Conference DATAGRO on Sugar and Ethanol
26 Oct 2020 - Conference and Fair 100% virtual
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29th International Sugar Organization Seminar
24 Nov 2020 - East Wintergarden, 43 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14 5NX
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The proactive attitude to include ethanol from sugar crops in our activities already in the mid-90s helped to promote the increasing role of biofuels in the future energy-mix worldwide