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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