Science for Safe Food

     


Science for Safe Food

FAO’s strategy for the prevision of scientific advice for food safety
2010-2013

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    FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2010


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Abstract

The Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division (AGN) has launched the “Science for Safe Food Strategy” to mobilise resources to further strengthen FAO’s work on the provision of scientific advice and build capacity on science-based approaches at country level.
The Strategy is integral to FAO’s Strategic Objective D: Improved Quality and safety of foods at all stages of the food chain, and is coupled with FAO’s Medium-Term Plan (2010–2013). It focusses on key activities under five core objectives outlining potential areas for partnership to achieve safe and nutritious food.
FAO invites all relevant parties including member countries, the scientific community and interested donors to dialogue and engage with us on how to best implement this Strategy in the global context. In addition, FAO seeks funds through the newly launched multi-donor trust fund, the Global Initiative for Food-related Scientific Advice (GIFSA).


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