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​​AFRICA FOOD SAFETY WORKSHOP 2021

​RECORDING AND DOWNLOADS FROM THE WORKSHOP

The National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) in partnership with the Joint Food and Agricultural Organization - International Atomic Energy Agency (FAO-IAEA) Centre and the African Food Safety Network (AFoSaN), facilitated a virtual Africa Food Safety Workshop for further learning while engaging with representatives from the public and private food safety testing laboratories, regulators, and quality infrastructure institutions.

This workshop brought together world-leading African scientists and experts with the aim to promote standards, reliable testing and international cooperation for better public health and trade. The discussion panels included representatives from mandated food monitoring laboratories from across Africa’s Regional Economic Communities. The workshop incorporated presentations and discussions on:

  • Africa’s Food Safety Regulatory Framework,
  • Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
  • Standards and guidelines within the AfCTFA
  • Regional efforts in contributing to setting standards/Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs)
  • Intra-regional and extra-regional trade challenges: Lessons for AfCFTA
  • Reliable food safety testing laboratory services

WORKSHOP DOWNLOADS:​

​​​​​The edited version of the Workshop recording will be loaded soon.  Some of the presentations and hand-outs are downloadable below:

Implementation of the African Food Safety Index and biennial review of food safety control based on set indicators: Ms Wezi Chunga-Sambo, The Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA), African Union Commission (Ethiopia)

Implementation of the African Food Safety Index and biennial review of food safety control based on set indicators.pdf

 

How to best align National and Regional Codex efforts to AfCFTA: Mr Hakim Mufumbiro, Uganda National Bureau of Standards CODEX Coordinating Committee for Africa Chair (Uganda)

How to best align National and Regional Codex efforts to AfCFTA.pdf


Background on Centre for Food Safety: Prof Pieter Gouws, Centre for Food Safety, University of Stellenbosch (South Africa)

Background on Centre for Food Safety.pdf

 

Public Private Partnerships and the African Market: Dr Chris Muyunda, Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme, CAADP (Zambia)

Public Private Partnerships and the African Market.pdf


AFRICA FOOD SAFETY WORKSHOP 2022

The 2022 Workshop is taking place between 27 June to 1 July 2021 at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa. 

Additional information on the event is contained in the video below.  To pre-register click here​.  

You will be contacted the moment our Registration Site is live.










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