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FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Africa
02/09/2019 - 06/09/2019 | Nairobi, Kenya


The 23rd Session of the FAO/WHO Codex Coordinating Committee for Africa will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel from September 2nd-6th 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Session will begin at 09:30, Monday, September 2nd. The Session will be conducted in English and French. Simultaneous interpretation facilities will be provided in these languages and in Portuguese.


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the Codex Online Registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 19 August 2019.

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 [email protected].
Only in case of technical difficulty, the registration form should be sent directly to the CCAFRICA Secretariat.


During the Side Events, Translation services will be available in both English and French.

Sunday 1st September 2019
  • 15.00 – 18.15 - Antimicrobial Resistance

Thursday 5th September 2019
  • 09.00 – 10.30 - Enhancing your participation in codex through the use of the Codex web-based tools
  • 10.45 – 12.15 - Total Diet studies – A practical approach and how other countries can benefit for the experience of Benin, Cameroon, Mali and Nigeria
  • 14.15 – 15.45 - Codex Trust Fund - Sharing experiences to help countries benefit from CTF support.
  • 16.00 – 17.30 - Enhancing the safety of street vended foods using Codex guidance


The documents for the session are available in English and French and 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.

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12Discussion paper on harmonized food law guideline for CCAFRICA region03/06/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/15
9Draft Standard for fermented cooked cassava based products (Step 6)12/06/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/12
5Matters arising from the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Codex Committees02/04/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/7
10Draft Regional Standard for Gnetum spp leaves14/06/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/13
14Nomination of the coordinator03/06/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/17
4Use of Codex standards in the region11/07/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/6
8Codex Communications work plan21/07/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/11
5.1Matters arising from the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Codex Committees 22/07/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/7 Add.1
6Codex work relevant to the region24/07/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/8
3.2The Future of food safety: Outcome of the first FAO/WHO/AU International food safety conference and the International Forum on food safety – What’s next?26/07/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/4
3.3Food safety and quality situation in the countries of the region - Online platform on food safety control systems26/07/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/5
7.1Implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan 2014-201911/07/2018
CX/AFRICA 19/23/9
11Proposed draft Regional Standard for Dried Meat 31/05/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/14
3.1Food Safety and Quality situation in the countries of the region: Current and emerging issues in the region 08/08/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/3 Rev1
13Discussion paper on a regional Codex standard for fermented non-alcoholic cereal based drink (Mageu) 30/07/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/16
2Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) – A Quest For Trade In Safe Food: Executive Summary 10/08/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/2
7.2Codex Strategic Plan 2020-2025 – Roadmap to implementation18/07/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/10
105Guidelines for the transfer of coordinatorship -Agenda 1416/08/2019
1Provisional Agenda12/08/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/1
102Keynote address - Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) – A Quest for trade in safe food (Agenda Item 2) 02/09/2019
0.1Information for Delegates02/07/2019
11.1Comments at Step 3 (Replies to CL 2019/56-AFRICA)15/08/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/14 Add.1
10.1Comments at Step 6 (Replies to CL 2019/58-AFRICA)15/08/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/13 Add.1
9.1Comments at Step 6 (Replies to CL 2019/57-AFRICA)15/08/2019
CX/AFRICA 19/23/12 Add.1
103Comments of Codex Secretariat on proposed Standard on Dried meat (Food Additives) - Agenda 1112/08/2019
104Comments of Kenya on Agenda Items 9, 10, 11, 1315/08/2019
106Comments of Senegal_Agenda 3.2, 4, 5 and 1221/08/2019
107Comments of the International Confectionary Association_Agenda 5 and 627/08/2019
108Comments of Kenya and Senegal on the Implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan 2020-2025-Agenda 7.228/08/2019
109Proposal for New Work concerning a regional standard for the labelling and advertising of breastmilk substitutes and other products_Agenda 1531/08/2019
110Report of the in-session working group on the Implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan 2020-202504/09/2019
111All files zip collection