At the District of Columbia (D.C.) lies the capital of the United States of America, the beautiful Washington D.C. And it is there, at the World Bank Group headquarters, where a number of great minds will meet on October 14th, to decide on the next steps for developing an information sharing infrastructure that can help the world scale up food safety capacity building activities.
At the World Bank headquarters, in a glorious and impressive building.
As part of the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP), the international public-private network that the World Bank facilitates, the Knowledge & Learning Systems Working Group (WG) will come together once more to plan ahead on the way that the various components and services of this information infrastructure should be implemented.… Click to read the full post
Last Monday, March 23rd, the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) launched a two-week online discussion on global food safety open to the widest possible group of experts and stakeholders. This discussion, known as a thematic Development Dialogue, is hosted by the World Bank Striking Poverty digital platform and is moderated by Juergen Voegele, Senior Director of the Agriculture Global Practice at the World Bank.
The panel consists of distinguished people, activated in the Food Safety sector, including the following:
- Dr. Samuel Godefroy, GFSP Senior Partnership Coordinator and former Director General of Health Canada’s Food Directorate;
- Dr. Paul B Young, Senior Director, Food & Environment Business Operations, Waters Corporation;
- Frederik Vossenaar, Program Manager Food Security, Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs, Department of Agriculture;
- Caroline Smith DeWaal, Director of Food Safety Program, Center for Science in the Public Interest; and
- Jairo Romero, International Food Safety Risk Management Expert and member of the International Union of Food Science and Technology.
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