Agri-Health / Animal Products / Egypt / Ethiopia / Food Safety / Tanzania / Uganda / Vietnam

Rapid food safety risk assessment of the Egyptian aquaculture value chain

Considered the leader in aquaculture in Africa, Egypt produced a staggering 986,820 tonnes of farmed fish in 2011, around three times as much as it produced 10 years earlier. Almost all that fish is consumed within the country, meaning that aquaculture now produces around two-thirds of the fish eaten in Egypt. Postharvest losses are reported … Continue reading

Agri-Health / Animal Products / Côte d’Ivoire / Countries / East Africa / Ethiopia / Food Safety / Health (human) / ILRI / Kenya / Mali / Regions / Southern Africa / Tanzania / West Africa

Safe Food Fair Food writeshop

Hosted by the colleagues from the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques (CSRS), a 10-member team from East, West and Southern Africa came to Grand Bassam near Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire for a writeshop from 5 to 9 November 2012. The main objective of the writeshop was to review and finalize a series of publications that are … Continue reading

A4NH / Agri-Health / Animal Products / Dairying / East Africa / Food Safety / Germany / Health (human) / ILRI / Tanzania

BfR joins scoping tour in Tanzania and Kenya

From 24-29 September 2012, Juliane Bräunig and Alexandra Fetsch, two German scientists from the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, both members of the Safe Food Fair Food project team joined a meeting with four Irish experts on dairy and ILRI scientists hosted by the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Morogoro, Tanzania and ILRI, Nairobi, … Continue reading

A4NH / Agri-Health / East Africa / Ethiopia / Food Safety / ILRI / Mali / Southern Africa / Tanzania / Uganda / West Africa

Safe Food Fair Food – July 2012 update

Congratulations to Professor Tano-Debrah and his students in Ghana (SFFF1): Kennedy Bomfeh in Ghana was awarded his M.Phil. in Food Science in July 2012 and Joy Appiah has just submitted his thesis. The soft copies will soon be posted in our ILRI repository. Ethiopia: In July and early August, Dr Girma Zewde participated in two … Continue reading