Thumbnail Image

International, Regional, Subregional and National Cooperation in Food Safety in Africa

Prepared by WHO Regional Office for Africa, BP 06, Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo








Also available in:

Related items

Showing items related by metadata.

  • Thumbnail Image
    Meeting
  • Thumbnail Image
    Book (stand-alone)
    Voluntary Guidelines to Support the Progressive Realization of the Right to Adequate Food in the Context of National Food Security
    Adopted by the 127th session of the FAO Council, 22-27 November 2004
    2005
    The objective of the Voluntary Guidelines is to provide practical guidance to States in their implementation of the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security, in order to achieve the goals of the World Food Summit Plan of Action. They provide an additional instrument to combat hunger and poverty and to accelerate attainment of the Millennium Development Goals. The Voluntary Guid elines represent the first attempt by governments to interpret an economic, social and cultural right and to recommend actions to be undertaken for its realization. Moreover, they represent a step towards integrating human rights into the work of agencies dealing with food and agriculture.
  • Thumbnail Image
    Book (series)
    Report of the FAO Regional Workshop on the Elaboration of National Plans of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing – Southeast Asia Subregion. Penang, Malaysia, 10–14 October 2004 2005
    Also available in:
    No results found.

    This document contains the report of, and some of the papers presented at, the FAO Regional Workshop on the Elaboration of National Plans of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing – Southeast Asia Subregion which was held at Penang, Malaysia, from 10 to 14 October 2004. The purpose of the Workshop was to assist countries in Southeast Asia, People's Republic of China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, to develop capacity so that they would b e better placed to elaborate National Plans of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (NPOAs–IUU). The Workshop addressed the 2001 International Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IPOA–IUU) in detail and the Technical Guidelines that have been developed to support the implementation of the IPOA–IUU; concepts of planning and the elaboration of action plans; a case study for the development of a NP OA–IUU; decision-making about IUU fishing and skills enhancement through the identification of key issues relating to NPOAs–IUU, the primary vehicle by which the IPOA–IUU will be implemented by countries. Working groups were formed to encourage maximum participation in the Workshop. A review of the major IUU fishing problems in the region and their possible solutions were discussed.

Users also downloaded

Showing related downloaded files

No results found.