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Appendix 1

INFOODS regional data centres

INFOODS
(International)
Coordinator: Barbara Burlingame
Food and Agriculture Organization of the
United Nations
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00100 Rome
Italy
Tel.: (+39) 06 57053728
Fax: (+39) 06 57054593
E-mail: Barbara.Burlingame@fao.org

AFROFOODS
Coordinator: Professor Hettie Schonfeldt
Sensory and Nutritional Sciences
Animal Nutrition and Animal Products
Institute
Private Bag X2
Irene 0062
South Africa
Tel.: (+27) 12 6729351
Fax: (+27)12 6651551
E-mail: hschon@idpi1.agric.za

Subregions:

SOAFOODS
(Botswana, Djibouti, Lesotho, Malawi,
Mauritius, Namibia, South Africa,
Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe)
Coordinator: Ms Pauline Zharare
Institute of Food, Nutrition and Family
Science
University of Zimbabwe
PO Box MP 167 Mount Pleasant
Harare
Zimbabwe
Tel.: (+263) 4303211 ext. 1413
Fax: (+263) 4336491
E-mail: zhararep@compcentre.uz.ac.zw

ECAFOODS
(Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar,
Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, United Republic
of Tanzania)
Coordinator: Dr Wilbald Lorri
Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre
(TFNC)
PO Box 977
Dar-es-Salaam
United Republic of Tanzania
Tel.: (+255) 22 2118138
Fax: (+255) 22 2116713
E-mail: wlorri@muchsac.tz

WAFOODS
(Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire,
Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Niger,
Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo)
Coordinator: Dr Esther Sakyi-Dawson
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
University of Ghana
PO Box 134
Legon, Accra
Ghana
Tel.: (+233) 21 500389/24 367242
Fax: (+233) 21 500389
E-mail:esakyid@xmail.com

CAFOODS
(Burundi, Cameroon, Central African
Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic
Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Rwanda,
Seychelles)
Coordinator: Dr Mbome Lape
Food and Nutrition Research Centre
Ministry of Scientific and Technical
Research
Yaounde
Cameroon

LUSOFOODS
(Angola, Mozambique, etc., not yet fully
established)

NAFOODS
(Algeria, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,
Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia)
Coordinator: Dr Gharbi Tahar
National Institute of Nutrition
11 Rue Djebel Lakhdar (Bab Saadoun)
Tunis
Tel.: (+216) 1 570684
Fax: (+216) 1 570795
E-mail:esakyid@xmail.com

ASEANFOODS
(Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia,
Lao People's Democratic Republic,
Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines,
Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam)
Coordinator: Dr Prapasri Puwastien
Institute of Nutrition
Mahidol University of Salaya
Nakhon Pathom 73170
Thailand
Tel.: (+66) 2 8002380 ext 410/4410217
Fax: (+66) 2 4419344
E-mail: nuppw@mahidol.ac.th

CARICOMFOODS
(Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas,
Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin
Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica,
Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat,
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint
Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname,
Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos
Islands)
Coordinators: Dr Fitzroy Henry and
Dr Pauline Samuda
Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute
University of the West Indies
PO Box 140, Kingston 7
Jamaica
Tel.: (+001) 809 9271540
Fax: (+001) 809 9272657

 CARKFOODS
(Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan,
Uzbekistan)
Coordinator: Dr Musa Aidjanov
Institute of Nutrition
Klochkova 66
480008 Almaty
Kazakhstan
Tel.: (+7) 327 2429203
Fax: (+7) 327 2420720

EUROFOODS
(Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech
Republic, Denmark, Finland, France,
Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland,
Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg,
Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal,
Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden,
Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom)
Coordinator: Professor Clive West
Department of Human Nutrition
Wageningen Agricultural University
PO Box 8129
6700 EV Wageningen
The Netherlands
Tel.: (+31) 317 484317
Fax: (+31) 317 483342
E-mail: Clive.West@wur.nl

Subregion:

CEECFOODS
(Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic,
Hungary, Poland, Lithuania, Romania,
Slovak Republic, Slovenia)
Coordinator: Dr Fanny Ribarova
National Center of Hygiene,
Medical Ecology and Nutrition
Department of Food Chemistry
15 Dimitar Nestorov Street
1431 Sofia
Bulgaria
Tel.: (+359) 2 5812238/265
Fax: (+359) 2 958 1277
E-mail: f.ribarova@nchmen.government.bg

 

LATINFOODS
President: Dr Elizabete Wenzel
de Menezes
Departamento de Alimentos e Nutrição
Experimental
Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas
Universidade de São Paulo, USP
Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes 580, Bloco 14 de
Conjunto das Quimicas
CEP 05508-900
São Paulo
Tel.: (+55) 11 30913647
Fax: (+55) 11 38154410
E-mail: wenzelde@usp.br

Subregions:

CAPFOODS
(Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala,
Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama)
Coordinator: Ana Victoria Román
Unidad de Tecnología de Alimentos y
Agroindustria
Instituto de Nutrición de Centroamérica y
Panamá (INCAP)
Calzada Roosevelt, Zona 11
Apartado Postal 1188
Ciudad de Guatemala
Guatemala
Tel.: (+502) 472 3762
Fax: (+502) 473 6529
E-mail: aroman@incap.ops-oms.gt

MEXCARIBEFOODS
(Cuba, Mexico, Dominican Republic)
Coordinator: Miriam Muñoz de Chávez
Centro de Investigación en Ingeniería y
Ciencias Aplicadas (CIICAP)
Universidad del Estado de Morelos
(UAEM)
Torre de Investigación 6to piso
Avenida Universidad 2001
Cuernavaca, Morelos
Mexico
Tel.: (+52) 73 297084
Fax: (+52) 73 297084
E-mail: mmchavez@prodigy.net.mx

SAMFOODS
(Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile,
Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru,
Uruguay, Venezuela)
Coordinator: Saturnino de Pablo
Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnología de los
Alimentos, INTA
Universidad de Chile
Macul 5540
Santiago
Chile
Tel.: (+56) 2 6781431
Fax: (+56) 2 2214030
E-mail: sdepablo@uec.inta.uchile.cl

 

MEFOODS and GULFOODS
(Cyprus, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon,
Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic and the
Arab Gulf countries)
Coordinator: Dr Abdulrahman O.
Musaiger
Bahrain Centre for Studies and Research
PO Box 496
Manama
Bahrain
Tel.: (+973) 754757
Fax: (+973) 754678

 

NEASIAFOODS (formerly
MASIAFOODS)
(China [mainland], Japan, Mongolia,
Republic of Korea, Taiwan Province of
China, Hong Kong Special Administrative
Region, Macao Special Administrative
Region)
Coordinator: Professor Yang Yuexin
Department of Nutrition,
Institute of Nutrition and Food Safety
Chinese Center of Disease Prevention and
Control
29 Nan Wei Road
100050 Beijing
China
Tel.: (+86) 10 63131246
Fax: (+86) 10 63131246
E-mail: MASIAFOOD@yahoo.com.cn or
Yxyang@public3.bta.net.cn

NORAMFOODS
(Canada, Mexico, United States of
America)
Coordinator: Joanne Holden
Research Leader, Nutrient Data Lab
USDA, ARS, BHNRC
4700 River Road, Unit 89
Riverdale, MD 20737
United States
Tel.: (+1) 301 7348498
Fax: (+1) 301 7348491
E-mail: hni01jh@rbhnrc.usda.gov

 

OCEANIAFOODS (24 countries and
territories)
(American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands,
Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French
Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall
Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue,
Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua
New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa,
Secretariat of the Pacific Community,
Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu,
Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna Islands)
Coordinator: Dr Nelofar Athar
Crop & Food Research
Private Bag 11600
Palmerston North
New Zealand
Tel.: (+64) 06 3517066
Fax: (+64) 06 3517050
E-mail: atharn@crop.cri.nz

 

SAARCFOODS
(Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives,
Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka)
Coordinator: Professor Jehangir Khan
Khalil
NWFP Agricultural University
Peshawar
Pakistan
Tel.: (+92) 91 921 6855 or
(+92) 91 9216847
Fax: (+92) 91 921 6520
E-mail: jkhalil@brain.net.pk or
jkhalil@psh.paknet.com.pk or
khaliljk@hotmail.com


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