Posted by: africanpressorganization | 2 April 2009

“Better Training for Safer Food in Africa”/ African Union Commission / Invitation to a press conference

 


 

“Better Training for Safer Food in Africa”/ African Union Commission / Invitation to a press conference

 

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 2, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Invitation to a press conference

WHEN:      03 April 2009 at 12h30

 

WHERE:    Committee Room N2 – African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

WHO:         The press conference will be given by AU Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, Mrs Rhoda Peace Tumusiime and EU Health Commissioner, Androulla Vassiliou.

 

WHY:         In an effort to help African Member States improve their food safety systems for the benefit of their populations and economies, the European Commission jointly with the African Union Commission will launch a new initiative – “Better Training for Safer Food in Africa – BTSF-Africa. Through BTSF-Africa, over the next two years, €10million Euros will be used to fund capacity building activities. The initiative is meant to improve agricultural systems, integration and competitiveness of the agro-food sector.

 

 

Journalists are kindly invited to attend the press conference scheduled to take place at 12:30 at the AUC on Friday 03 April 2009.

 

SOURCE : African Union Commission (AUC)


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