Victoria Kwakwa, Vice President, World Bank, East Asia & the Pacific, delivered the welcome address at GFSP's December 2016 dialogue in Singapore "Building Trust and Capacity for Safe Food in Asia" held in collaboration with Food Industry Asia (FIA). We spoke with her to discuss her thoughts about food safety challenges and opportunities in the region.
December 9, 2016 -- GFSP, in collaboration with Food Industry Asia (FIA), hosted an exclusive forum for leading decision-makers from the public and private sectors in Singapore to discuss critical aspects of building trust and enhancing capacity in the region’s food safety system.
October 1, 2016 -- At the request of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), GFSP is exploring the current food safety landscape in India and the potential for short-term and longer term engagement with the Government of India, to help improve the country’s food safety capacity.
August 1, 2016 -- Ms. Lystra N. Antoine has been selected to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP), effective August 1, 2016 based in Washington, DC. Lystra is a transformational leader with extensive experience in the public and private sectors, designing and managing results-driven strategies to improve the human condition through safe, reliable and sustainable food systems.