Codex Trust Fund, CCAFRICA train on use of FAO/WHO Diagnostic Tool

AFRICA – The Codex Trust Fund (CTF) Secretariat in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)/World Health Organization (WHO) Coordinating Committee for Africa (CCAFRICA) and the FAO and WHO Regional Offices for Africa conducted a virtual training with a focus on the use of the FAO/WHO Diagnostic Tool for assessing status of National Codex Programmes. CCAFRICA was established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission in 1972 with a mandate to exercise general coordination in the preparation of standards relating to the region of Africa. The tool is key to determining…

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FAO, Spain vow to tighten ties in bid to heighten food security

ITALY – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Kingdom of Spain have released the first edition of their partnership report entitled, ” FAO + Spain: Working for global food security and nutrition to mark their long-standing co-operation” in a virtual event. FAO’s director general was joined by Spain’s Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas Puchades, and Spain’s Secretary of State for International Cooperation, Ángeles Moreno Bau. They acknowledged their joint efforts to fight global hunger and malnutrition in the past decade and…

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