UNIDO aids Georgia in establishing sustainable laboratory infrastructure

GEORGIA – In order to support investments in the development of food laboratories for trade standard compliance and improved access to international markets, Georgia has launched its Strategic Roadmap for Sustainable Laboratory Infrastructure Development, which will offer guidance to public and private stakeholders on resource planning. While agriculture is one of the key sectors of the Georgian economy and is…

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UNIDO, EU back Armenia in boosting its quality infrastructure

ARMENIA – The Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia, UNIDO, and the Delegation of European Union (EU) to Armenia have launched a project entitled “Support to Quality Infrastructure in Armenia” to strengthen the institutional capabilities of the Armenian National Body for Standards and Metrology (NBSM). Over 70 participants from various ministries, government organizations, and private sector organizations in…

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UNIDO develops workshop to train laboratory analysts in Ghana

GHANA – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)  has developed a state-of-the-art virtual workshop to enhance the capacities of conformity assessment service providers in its member states to acquire ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation. Developing countries are constantly striving to enhance their export competitiveness, strengthen their export base and become more integrated with international trade flows. As a joint effort between …

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UNIDO equips trainers with Good Hygiene Practices skills to improve food standards

PAKISTAN – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have trained trainers from three public partners in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Province on Good Hygiene Practices (GHP) and Good Animal Husbandry Practices (GAHP), for improved food standards. The 7-day training was conducted under the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funded Project for Agri-food and Agro-industry Development (PAFAID) in Islamabad. The objective of…

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FSSC Foundation partners with UNIDO to bolster food safety in middle-income countries

GLOBAL – The Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) Foundation and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed a trust fund agreement to promote food safety from farm to fork in low- and middle-income countries. The project, which runs for an initial period of three years, aims to develop robust food safety systems in selected low- and middle-income countries.…

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Ghana forges partnership to boost growth of rice, cocoa value chains

GHANA – The government of Ghana has partnered with Japan, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), to launch a new project aimed to strengthen rice value chain. The project seeks to build the capacity of value chain actors – mainly farmers, agro-traders, crop processers, and public supporting institutions through use of modern technologies, realize higher value creation, and…

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