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Capability Building

  • La GFSI constituye por primera vez una asociación con el Ministerio de Agroindustria Argentino

    La Global Food Safety Initiative (Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, GFSI por sus siglas en inglés) se complace en anunciar el lanzamiento de un acuerdo público-privado con el Ministerio de Agroindustria Argentino.Ambas entidades han firmado una carta de intenciones para trabajar conjuntamente en un programa nacional de capacitación basado en el Global Markets Programme de la GFSI, así como para colaborar en eventos nacionales de seguridad alimentaria.

    La Global Food Safety Initiative (Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, GFSI por sus siglas en inglés) se complace en anunciar el lanzamiento de un acuerdo público-privado con el Ministerio de Agroindustria Argentino.Ambas entidades han firmado una carta de intenciones para trabajar conjuntamente en un programa nacional de capacitación basado en el Global Markets Programme de la GFSI, así como para colaborar en eventos nacionales de seguridad alimentaria.

  • Building a Safer and More Progressive Food Industry Through Public-Private Partnerships

    As our food network becomes more globalized and interconnected, we have seen a shift towards greater transparency and integrity as consumers are awakened to issues of food safety and traceability. With this has come a recognition that we cannot build a safer and more efficient food supply chain without the support of local and national public partners.

    As our food network becomes more globalized and interconnected, we have seen a shift towards greater transparency and integrity as consumers are awakened to issues of food safety and traceability. With this has come a recognition that we cannot build a safer and more efficient food supply chain without the support of local and national public partners. Utilizing our collective resources, industry stakeholders and governments can work more effectively together to ensure that there are safeguards in place along the entire value chain, from origination to the end consumer.

  • Food Safety Capacity Building and Africa’s Food System: Building the Foundation for Success

    Certainly, Africa’s food security challenge is deep seated, and gaps in governance and other social infrastructure abound. But the positive change underway in Africa’s agriculture and food sector – and the promise of its future – are driven by economic and social forces that are unlikely to turn back.

    Certainly, Africa’s food security challenge is deep seated, and gaps in governance and other social infrastructure abound. But the positive change underway in Africa’s agriculture and food sector – and the promise of its future – are driven by economic and social forces that are unlikely to turn back.

  • GFSI Director Congratulates UNIDO on 50TH Anniversary

    On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Industrial Organization, GFSI Director Véronique Discours-Buhot sends her congratulations.

    On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Industrial Organization, GFSI Director Véronique Discours-Buhot sends her congratulations.

  • GFSI Forms First-time Partnership with Argentinian Ministry of Agribusiness

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of a public-private partnership with the Argentinian Ministry of Agribusiness. The two entities have signed a Letter of Intent to work together on a national training programme based on GFSI’s Global Markets Programme, as well as collaboration on national food safety events. 

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of a public-private partnership with the Argentinian Ministry of Agribusiness. The two entities have signed a Letter of Intent to work together on a national training programme based on GFSI’s Global Markets Programme, as well as collaboration on national food safety events. 

  • GFSI Turns 18 in 2018 | Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

    In 2018 GFSI turns 18 years old. We’ve come a long way and achieved a great deal but we still have a lot to do. As we welcome in the New Year, let’s reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re going.

    In 2018 GFSI turns 18 years old. We’ve come a long way and achieved a great deal but we still have a lot to do. As we welcome in the New Year, let’s reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re going.

  • GFSI's Talk at the World's Largest Food Innovation Exhibition

    We were pleased to be invited to participate in SIAL, the world's largest food innovation exhibition, which has taken place over the past week in Paris. GFSI Director, Véronique Discours-Buhot spoke on SIAL TV, highlighting the importance of working collaboratively across the private and public sectors to address the shared responsibility of food safety.

    We were pleased to be invited to participate in SIAL, the world's largest food innovation exhibition, which has taken place over the past week in Paris. GFSI Director, Véronique Discours-Buhot spoke on SIAL TV, highlighting the importance of working collaboratively across the private and public sectors to address the shared responsibility of food safety.

  • GFSI(Global Food Safety Initiative)がArgentinian Ministry of Agribusiness(アルゼンチン 農業関連省)と提携

    Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) は、Argentinian Ministry of Agribusiness(アルゼンチン 農業関連省)と官民提携を開始したことを発表。GFSI とArgentinian Ministry of Agribusiness(アルゼンチン 農業関連省)は、GFSI のGlobal Markets Programme(グローバルマーケットプログラム)を基にした国内のトレーニングプログラムへの取り組みや、国内の食品安全のイベントでの連携に関するレターオブインテント (LOI) に署名しました。
    この提携は、第一セクターと第二セクターの間の取り組みを統合し、現在のプログラムの拡大を支援することが目的です。最終的な目標は、「safe food for consumers everywhere(どこの消費者にも安全食品を)」という GFSI のビジョンを共に追及して、アルゼンチンの食品安全を強化することです。

    Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) は、Argentinian Ministry of Agribusiness(アルゼンチン 農業関連省)と官民提携を開始したことを発表。GFSI とArgentinian Ministry of Agribusiness(アルゼンチン 農業関連省)は、GFSI のGlobal Markets Programme(グローバルマーケットプログラム)を基にした国内のトレーニングプログラムへの取り組みや、国内の食品安全のイベントでの連携に関するレターオブインテント (LOI) に署名しました。
    この提携は、第一セクターと第二セクターの間の取り組みを統合し、現在のプログラムの拡大を支援することが目的です。最終的な目標は、「safe food for consumers everywhere(どこの消費者にも安全食品を)」という GFSI のビジョンを共に追及して、アルゼンチンの食品安全を強化することです。

  • GFSIは2018年、設立18年になりました。 私たちが何をしたのか、どこに行くのか

    2018年にGFSIは18歳になりました。私たちは長い道のりを歩み、大きな成果を上げましたが、私たちはまだたくさんのことをしています。私たちが新年を迎えるにあたって、どこにいたのか、またどこに行くのかを考えてみましょう。

    2018年にGFSIは18歳になりました。私たちは長い道のりを歩み、大きな成果を上げましたが、私たちはまだたくさんのことをしています。私たちが新年を迎えるにあたって、どこにいたのか、またどこに行くのかを考えてみましょう。

  • Greenfence Sponsors the New GFSI Global Markets Programme Award

    We at greenfence are honored to sponsor the first edition of the ‘GFSI Global Markets Programme Award’ that will be presented at the food safety conference in Houston this week. As you might have read in earlier blogs and announcements, GFSI will for the first time in its history present an award to companies or individuals that have raised the bar on food safety and we are delighted to be part of this important happening.

    We at greenfence are honored to sponsor the first edition of the ‘GFSI Global Markets Programme Award’ that will be presented at the food safety conference in Houston this week. As you might have read in earlier blogs and announcements, GFSI will for the first time in its history present an award to companies or individuals that have raised the bar on food safety and we are delighted to be part of this important happening.

  • How the GFSI Conference Impacted Nestlé’s Approach to Food Safety

    I invite you to take my experience as a case study on the benefits that manufacturers can gain by attending the GFSI Conference. Learn how your own company can grow with GFSI at the conference this February. And you might discover something explosive enough to spark a food safety revolution in your own corner of the industry.. 

    I invite you to take my experience as a case study on the benefits that manufacturers can gain by attending the GFSI Conference. Learn how your own company can grow with GFSI at the conference this February. And you might discover something explosive enough to spark a food safety revolution in your own corner of the industry.. 

  • Implementation in the Spotlight at GFSI’s 7th China Focus Day

     Amidst ASEAN and APEC meetings, November also saw industry and government leaders from China and abroad descend on Shanghai, seeking to harness the benefits of the “GFSI approach”. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) hosted its 7th China Focus Day on 6 November, drawing 360 food industry stakeholders to explore how implementing GFSI tools and principles can pave the way toward safer food and better business.

     Amidst ASEAN and APEC meetings, November also saw industry and government leaders from China and abroad descend on Shanghai, seeking to harness the benefits of the “GFSI approach”. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) hosted its 7th China Focus Day on 6 November, drawing 360 food industry stakeholders to explore how implementing GFSI tools and principles can pave the way toward safer food and better business.

  • Investing in Food Safety for Tomorrow's Safe Food Supply

    There’s a good reason that capability building makes its way onto the conference agenda each year: each food operation prioritising investment in their food safety management system today is a success towards securing tomorrow’s safe food supply.

    There’s a good reason that capability building makes its way onto the conference agenda each year: each food operation prioritising investment in their food safety management system today is a success towards securing tomorrow’s safe food supply.

  • Launching the Global Markets Programme for Primary Production - 2nd Edition

    It is my great pleasure to be invited to write this blog post on behalf of the GFSI Global Markets Primary Production technical working group to announce the launch of the Global Markets Programme for Primary Production.

    It is my great pleasure to be invited to write this blog post on behalf of the GFSI Global Markets Primary Production technical working group to announce the launch of the Global Markets Programme for Primary Production.

  • Myanmar’s First Fisherwoman Shares her GFSI Story

    When the GFSI Web Series went to Myanmar, we met an incredible woman – with a fascinating story to share. In this episode, Dr. Toe Nandar Tin speaks to us about how she got into the fish industry as the first fisherwoman in her region, why she decided to start her own plant and how GFSI has impacted her and enabled growth for her operations.

    When the GFSI Web Series went to Myanmar, we met an incredible woman – with a fascinating story to share. In this episode, Dr. Toe Nandar Tin speaks to us about how she got into the fish industry as the first fisherwoman in her region, why she decided to start her own plant and how GFSI has impacted her and enabled growth for her operations. 

  • Stakeholders from around the world - and across the supply chain - share their stories of growth through GFSI

    Paris, 21 February – A family-run salt producer in Latin America, a fish processer in Asia and a retailer in Europe - what do these individuals have in common? They’ve all agreed to share their stories of how the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has positively impacted growth for their company and their customers’ confidence in the safety of their products.

    Paris, 21 February – A family-run salt producer in Latin America, a fish processer in Asia and a retailer in Europe - what do these individuals have in common? They’ve all agreed to share their stories of how the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has positively impacted growth for their company and their customers’ confidence in the safety of their products.

  • The Path to Safer Food and Market Access: Scalable Food Safety Solution Delivers Results in Thailand and Viet Nam

    Getting fruits and vegetables to meet international food safety standards was the missing link for small-scale producers, processors and traders in Thailand and Viet Nam to access higher-value retail and export markets. The starting point? Using the structured, step-by-step approach at the heart of the GFSI Global Markets Programme.

    Getting fruits and vegetables to meet international food safety standards was the missing link for small-scale producers, processors and traders in Thailand and Viet Nam to access higher-value retail and export markets. The starting point? Using the structured, step-by-step approach at the heart of the GFSI Global Markets Programme.