Director of Agriculture, Gerrit StruyfFrom January 20-21, 2016, USAID’s Southern Africa Trade Hub participated in a SADC Workshop on “Food Safety Awareness Creation” in Lusaka, Zambia. The goal of the workshop was to contribute to improved intra-regional and international trade in food and agricultural products through the implementation of the sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) Annex to the SADC Protocol on Trade.

The workshop aimed to increase the understanding of food safety issues by the private sector and to enhance participation in the development and implementation of harmonized national food safety standards. Representatives of famers’ unions, retailers’ associations, and food manufacturer associations from the SADC region attended the workshop.

Photo: Trade Hub Director of Agriculture, Gerrit Struyf, presents a case study on intra-regional market access for groundnuts
 

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