FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Africa
16/01/2017 - 20/01/2017 | Nairobi, Kenya


The 22nd Session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Africa will be held from 16 – 20 January 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Session will begin at 09:30, Monday, 16 January 2017. The Session will be conducted in English, French and Portuguese.


• Codex Web and Communication Tools – Tuesday, 17 January 13.00-14.00 (see attached).

• The new FAO/WHO Codex Trust Fund – Thursday, 19 January 8.30-10.30 (see attached);

• WTO/STDF Thursday, 19 January 10.30-11.30 (see attached);

• IUFOST Friday, 20 January 14.00-15.00


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the online registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 19 December 2016.

Login and password for the online registration have been provided to all Codex Contact Points and Contact Points of Observer Organizations. If the login and password have not been received, please contact
Only in case of technical difficulty, the registration form should be sent directly to the CCAFRICA Secretariat.


The documents for the session are available in English and French. They will be placed on the Codex website as soon as they are prepared. We kindly remind you to obtain all documentation from the Codex website prior to the meeting.

Related documents

ItemDescriptionUpload date
Document Reference
1Provisional Agenda06/09/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/1
12Nomination of the coordinator30/09/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/13
5Matters arising from the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Codex Committees 03/10/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/6
13Relations between FAO and WHO Policies, Strategies and Guidelines and Codex Work Matter for Information from CCEXEC71 and CAC3906/09/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/14
4Use of Codex Standards in the Region21/10/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/5
9Proposed draft Regional Standard for Fermented Cooked Cassava Products22/10/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/10
11Proposed Draft Regional Standard for Gnetum Leaves Spp.22/10/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/12
3.2Prioritization of the needs of the region and possible approaches to address them 02/11/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/4
3.1Food safety and quality situation in the countries of the region02/11/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/3
3.11On line platform for information sharing on food safety control systems 02/11/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/3 Add.1
10Proposed draft Regional Standard for Shea butter16/11/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/11
7Monitoring of the implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan (Strategic Plan for CCAfrica 2014 – 2019: Status of Implementation) 17/11/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/8
6Codex work relevant to the Region13/12/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/7
11.1Comments at Step 314/12/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/12 Add.1
10.1Comments at Step 314/12/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/11 Add.1
9.1Comments at Step 3 14/12/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/10 Add.1
2Keynote address - SMEs and Food Trade: Opportunities for building regional markets through use of Codex Standards 15/12/2016
CX/AFRICA 17/22/2
8Proposed draft regional standard for dried meat06/01/2017
CX/AFRICA 17/22/9
102CCAFRICA Strategic Plan 2014 - 2019: Agenda Item 7 14/01/2017
2.1Keynote address12/01/2017
CX/AFRICA 17/22/2-Add.1
0.1Information for delegates03/12/2016
101Comments of Kenya, and Nigeria - Agenda item 3, 4, 10 14/01/2017
103Comments of Nigeria, Uganda - Agenda item 9, 10, 1114/01/2017
104Comments of Senegal (Agenda 3)16/01/2017
105Comments of Kenya (Agenda Item 3b)17/01/2017
106SMEs and the Food Trade - Final Report of the Informal Discussion 17.1.201718/01/2017
107AU-IBAR’s work on Food Safety and Codex in the African Region19/01/2017
108All files zip collection

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