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This report presents a comparative analysis of the food legislation requirements of the European Union (EU) and the Customs Union. Its purpose is to guide food business operators and public authorities engaged in reforming national food safety systems in the peculiarities of EU and Customs Union legal requirements and help them evaluate their capabilities in meeting those requirements. ...

SUBJECT: honey; food poisoning; protein; juices; chocolate

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Salt and wheat flour are the two main foods and condiments that are fortified with vitamins and minerals on a large scale in Nepal. The objective of this exercise was to review and document the regulatory monitoring systems (legal framework, internal, external and commercial monitoring) for fortified salt and wheat flour in order to draw lessons that could identify constraints and weakn ...

SUBJECT: iodine deficiency; protein; food testing; safety issue; bread

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The report Africa Can Help Feed Africa (World Bank 2012) showed that increasing food staples1 supply can be met by better connecting African markets to each other. That report called for a stronger focus on removing trade barriers and building on the forces of regional integration. This report builds on the lessons of Africa Can Help Feed Africa by looking into the specific circum¬stanc ...

SUBJECT: logistics; credit; international food policy research institute; juices; cereal production

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The consequences of climate change for agriculture and food security in developing countries are of serious concern. Due to their reliance on rain-fed agriculture, both as a source of income and consumption, many low-income countries are considered to be the most vulnerable to climate change. This paper estimates the impact of climate change on food security in Tanzania. Representative ...

SUBJECT: climate change adaptation; dynamic computable general equilibrium; international food policy research institute; climate change scenarios; sustainability science

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Over the past decade, exports of fish and fishery products from developing countries have increased rapidly. However, one of the major challenges facing developing countries in seeking to maintain and expand their share of global markets is stricter food safety requirements in industrialized countries. Kenyan exports of Nile perch to the European Union provide a notable example of effor ...

SUBJECT: agricultural economics; inland fishery; fish farming; fish processing; hygiene

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The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has been in many ways successful in increasing agriculture production and competitiveness, as well as tackling nutrition. Mainstreaming nutrition considerations into agriculture operations can increase the availability of and access to nutritious food, which can improve the nutrition status of individuals. The challenge is how to bridge the g ...

SUBJECT: caribbean region; laboratory infrastructure; consumer demand; nutrition status; agricultural extension

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This study s broad goal was to identify opportunities for promoting productive uses of electricity in existing as well as among new small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the rural villages of Lao PDR to generate income for rural people and promote economic development. To this end, the study team conducted a market analysis of current businesses and services, as well as major agro-proc ...

SUBJECT: food storage; technical standard; agricultural cooperatives; dry season; business activities

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Tanzania has tremendous potential to support a thriving agribusiness sector. Agriculture is diverse and extensive, employing more than 80 percent of the population, and contributing about 28 percent of Gross Domestic Product, or GDP and 30 percent of export earnings. A wide range of agricultural commodities are produced in Tanzania, including fiber (sisal, cotton), beverages (coffee, te ...

SUBJECT: sunflower oil; cashew nut; industrial development; juices; certification standards

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The main objective of this Economic and Sector Work (ESW) is to identify opportunities for stronger linkages between domestic agricultural supply chains and the tourism sector in the OECS, and to outline priority interventions with potential to strengthen these linkages. Since this topic has been analyzed in a number of studies, the approach for this ESW is not to conduct yet another co ...

SUBJECT: logistics; supermarkets; international food policy research institute; juices; plant diseases

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This report analyzes some key aspects of food security, namely production, trade, markets and food aid at the national level, and consumption at the household level. In doing so it aspires to make a contribution to the on-going work in Afghanistan regarding the attainment of the poverty and hunger Millennium Development Goal. The major findings of the report can be summarized as follows: ...

SUBJECT: anthropometric surveys; food purchases; calories per day; land holdings; access to international markets

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