Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU)
 

Certification, traceability and market demands

9 December 2009, Poti, Georgia

The workshop provided an overview of the existing types of certification schemes (BRC, IFS, ISO 9000, ISO 22000, MSC) within fishery and aquaculture sectors, and provided information on specific market demands in order to be able to export to the EU. EUROFISH organised the workshop in cooperation with the Georgian Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Recourses and FAO SEUR. Participants were representatives from the fisheries sector of Georgia, the public sector and others who had an interest in this subject.

Meeting documents

Report
List of Participants
Programme

Presentations

Introduction to traceability
Marco Thorup Frederiksen, Eurofish

Overview of types of certification schemes today within fishery and aquaculture
Ivan Sokolov, Environment & Safety Department Manager, Bureau Veritas Black Sea District

EU requirements to export fish and fishery products from third countries
Tamta Mikanadze, National Service of Food Safety, Veterinary and Plant Protection

Certification procedures
Ivan Sokolov, Environment & Safety Department Manager, Bureau Veritas Black Sea District

How can Traceability be implemented in practice?
What will happen in the future?
Marco Thorup Frederiksen, Eurofish

Future demands within certification
Ivan Sokolov, Environment & Safety Department Manager, Bureau Veritas Black Sea District