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The Global Food Safety Partnership report, Food Safety in Africa: Past Endeavors and Future Directions, is the first-ever analysis of investment in food safety in sub-Saharan Africa. The report will be useful for African governments, donors, development partners and the private sector in their quest to improve food safety and reduce the public health burden of unsafe food. The report will be available on the GFSP website at the launch of the report. Stay tuned for more details about the report and its launch.

In the first quarter of 2018, the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) adopted a new and simplified governance structure. The new structure will ensure greater transparency and accountability to donors, while still allowing the partnership to embrace its public and private persona in support of food safety capacity building in low and middle-income countries.

GFSP is Extending Our Impact to Africa

GFSP's new initiative to map food safety capacity building in sub-Saharan Africa to help improve targeting and coordination is discussed in detail in a new blog authored by GFSP consultant Michael Taylor. This content was originally posted on the Global Food Safety Initiative blog.

Leading decision makers and change agents from government, the private sector, and multilateral organizations across Asia came together in New Delhi, India on May 17, 2017 as part of a high-level dialogue convened by by the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) in collaboration with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

On May 24, 2017, GFSP CEO Lystra N. Antoine joined food safety colleagues in Brussels to discuss the vastly underestimated burden of foodborne disease in low and middle-Income Countries and its likely causes. The discussion was convened by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Leading decision makers and change agents from government, the private sector, and multilateral organizations across Asia came together in New Delhi, India on May 17, 2017 as part of a high-level dialogue convened by  by the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) in collaboration with the 

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New Delhi (17, May 2017) — Decision-makers and leading influencers from the public and private sectors across South Asia have signalled their intent to support increased investments in food safety, as part of a high-level dialogue convened by the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) in collaboration with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

Matt Kovac, Executive Director of Food Industry Asia (FIA) and a GFSP Governing Council Member, presented the GFSP at the APEC Food Safety Cooperation Forum (FSCF) and the Partnership Training Institute Network (PTIN) in Hanoi, Vietnam, on May 12 and 13, 2017.

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