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Consultants in Sustainable Fisheries & Aquaculture

Strengthening National Health Control Capacity

Project Location: Djibouti, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Tongo, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
Project Date: 2008-2010
Project Funding: EuropeAid
Project Summary: MEP managed 19 missions in 8 different countries for the EU funded project whose aims were to strengthen National Health Control Capacity in ACP states.


MEP managed 19 missions in 8 different countries for the EU funded project, whose aims were to strengthen National Health Control Capacity in ACP states. As an example, MEP sent an expert to Sierra Leone to make progress on the harmonisation of legislation and procedures relating to the inspection and certification of fishery products for export. On a separate mission to Sierra Leone, the Competent Authority Inspectors were trained in the use of Procedures. In Liberia, MEP worked on the identification of fishery product food safety issues and the determination of a plan of action for inspection and certification of fishery products for export. In Kiribati, MEP drafted food safety legislation.