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National Codex Committee of Cabo Verde analyses progress

The National Codex Committee (CNCA) in Cabo Verde has been active in recent weeks, planning the year’s activities and unveiling the CNCA website. On 8 March, the 16th ordinary meeting of the CNCA was held, with the aim of analyzing the CNCA Activity Plan for 2024, focusing on the process of activating the national Codex subcommittees. At the meeting information was presented on the Cabo Verde Codex Trust Fund Project activities to be carried out in 2024, as well as on updates [...]
16 April 2024

CTF/ National Codex Committee of Uzbekistan visits CCEURO Coordinator Germany

Anne Beutling and Vanessa Beier, Germany, Coordinator for Europe From 4–6 March 2024, the current CCEURO Coordinator, Germany, hosted a study visit for a four-member delegation consisting of representatives from the Uzbek Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Health. The visit was made possible thanks to the Codex Trust Fund (CTF). The delegation’s main interest concerned guidance and practical lessons learnt by Germany in its establishment of a national food control system, in particular as regards food safety aspects related [...]
11 March 2024

New videos demonstrate the impacts of the Codex Trust Fund

The Codex Trust Fund (CTF) supports low- and middle-income countries to participate more effectively in the work of Codex. The Fund is currently supporting over 30 projects across the world that will bolster national Codex structures and improve capacities to provide scientific data, to contribute to meetings of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), its subsidiary bodies and working groups, and to ensure countries benefit from their membership of Codex to protect consumer health and increase access to fair trade. The CTF [...]
05 February 2024

Codex Trust Fund / East African Community meeting highlights the value of Codex texts

By Ms. Sylvia KIRABO, Head of Public Relations and Marketing, Uganda National Bureau of Standards As part of the Codex Trust Fund (CTF) Group project currently being implemented in five Countries of the East African Community (EAC), a regional validation meeting was held in Mombasa, Kenya, from 15th to 17th of November 2023. The meeting, with participants from Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan and Uganda, focused on the use and implementation of the Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction [...]
20 December 2023

Codex Trust Fund / Conference concludes successful project in Kazakhstan

The conference “Codex Alimentarius. Results, lessons learned, successes” concluded a project, funded by the Codex Trust Fund (CTF), aimed at establishing an effective National Codex Committee (NCC) in Kazakhstan. The conference, attended by government officials and representatives of international organizations including FAO, WHO and WOAH, provided an update on current and emerging food safety issues in Kazakhstan and discussed joint approaches to improving the safety and quality of life of the population. Dr. Jeronimas Maskeliunas, WHO, presented the results of the CTF project [...]
12 December 2023