SAFE FOOD STAKEHOLDERS TO GATHER FOR CAMBODIA FOOD SAFETY WEEK

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Over a hundred safe food champions and relevant stakeholders are expected to gather for the Cambodia Food Safety Week on November 5-8, 2018 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Organized by Mekong Institute as part of its PROSAFE Project (Promoting Safe Food for Everyone), the event complements the Project’s other ongoing efforts to enhance public awareness on food safety and promote food regulations and standards in the food supply chain in Cambodia.  

The Cambodia Food Safety Week will showcase multiple events designed to encourage information exchange, networking and collaborative actions among participating government agencies, food supply chain actors, consumers, small and medium enterprises and non-government organizations in the food sector in Cambodia.

Event Line up:

  • November 5-7

Training on Cambodia Good Agricultural Practices

  • Sunway Hotel
  • November 6

Food Safety Forum: Think Food Safety, Think Food Standards

  • Institute of Technology of Cambodia
  • November 7

Training on Good Hygiene Practices for Food Handlers

  • Phnom Penh Hotel
  • November 8

Knowledge Sharing Forum on Food Safety Promotion in Cambodia

  • Himawari Hotel

The event is supported by the New Zealand Aid Programme (NZAP) and co-organized by the following partners: Chemical Engineering and Food Technology Department, Institute of Technology of Cambodia; Faculty of Agro-Industry, Royal University of Agriculture; Plant Protection, Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary, General Directorate of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Institute of Standards of Cambodia, Ministry of Industry and Handicraft; Cambodia Import-Export Inspection and Fraud Repression Directorate-General, Ministry of Commerce; Food Safety Bureau, Department of Drug and Food, Ministry of Health; and Lotus Radio.

For more information about the Cambodia Food Safety Week, please contact:

Mr. Ra Throng
Program Coordinator
ra@mekonginstitute.org
+66 (0) 43-202-268 ext. 3103
Photo credit: Project Alba

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