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Policy and Investment Priorities to Drive a Vibrant Value-Added Food Economy in Africa
All CountriesPartners in Food Solutions

Value addition and food processing are critical for the growth of the African economy, yet several challenges limit its potential to unlock economic growth. Agriculture provides employment to more than 60% of the population in Africa and this will in...

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Bill To Establish National Food Safety And Quality Control
NigeriaObute James

The article is about the National Food Safety and Quality Council to be set up. This would be an institution in place to monitor food and feed safety risks. This is so as to prevent foodborne illnesses. It would also enable the Nigerian food sector...

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Decree No. 92/04 on the Import of Transgenic Grain.
AngolaAngola legal

There are nine articles on the regulations for the importation of transgenic grains or genetically modified grains. The regulations were agreed upon by the ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The regulations are a way...

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Public Expenditure on Food and Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa
All CountriesFAO

In Africa, public expenditure is one of the main tools enabling governments to alleviate poverty, fight hunger, and accelerate the transformation of agriculture. Agriculture remains an essential sector of the economy, providing jobs and acting as a...

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Decree No. 52/2013 Approving the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development.
Sao Tome and PrincipeDiário da República

This Decree, consisting of 21 articles and 1 Annex, approves the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development (MAPDR). It establishes composition, duties, and responsibilities of the above mentioned Ministry, entitled to implement Governm...

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Law No. 13/2005 Approving the Animal Health Basic Legislation.
Sao Tome and PrincipeDiário da República

This Law approves the Animal Health Basic Legislation. This Legislation, consisting of 7 Titles, divided into 164 articles, regulates the sanitary and veterinary norms to perform animal production and carry out epidemiological controls on animal dise...

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Decree-Law No. 19/2011 Approving the Hygiene and Sanitary Measures for any Food Stuff Destined to be put on the Market.
Sao Tome and PrincipeDiário da República

This Decree-Law, consisting of 17 articles and 3 Annexes, aims at approving the hygiene and sanitary regulations for any foodstuff destined to be put on the market, in order to guarantee human health and better protection of consumers. This Decree-La...

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Order No. 664 / MMMP Establishing the List of Food Additives Authorized in the Processing of Fishery Products.
GabonOfficial Journal of the Gabonese Republic

This decree establishes the list of food additives authorized in the treatment of fishery products.

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Order No. 665 / MMMP Laying down the Procedures for the Sanitary Inspection of Fishery Products and the Means of Production and Processing of Fish, Mollusks and Crustaceans.
GabonOfficial Journal of the Gabonese Republic

This decree sets out the sanitary inspection procedures for fishery products and the means of production and processing of fish, mollusks, and crustaceans, in particular the sampling plans, the criteria for assessing freshness, and microbiology.

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Regulating the Hygienic Conditions Applicable on Board Fishing Vessels and Factory Vessels.
GabonOfficial Journal of the Gabonese Republic

This decree sets the hygiene conditions applicable onboard fishing vessels and factory vessels.

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Ordinance No. 50/78 on the Quality Control of Products and Foodstuffs and the Suppression of Fraud.
GabonFAO

The purpose of this ordinance is to protect consumers, to ensure fair trade practices, and to contribute to the promotion of trade by appropriate control of the quality of products and foodstuffs and by the repression of fraud. Its provisions apply t...

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Fixing the Sanitary Inspection Procedures for Fishery Products and the Means of Production and Processing of Fish, Molluscs and Crustaceans
Republic of the CongoOfficial Journal of the Republic of the Congo Spec...

This decree establishes the sanitary inspection procedures for fishery products and the means of production, processing of fish, mollusks, and crustaceans, and the standards for the assessment of freshness.

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