|۩ Training OIE Focal Points on
|Production Food Safety|
Tunisia April 4 - 6, 2011
participants representing forty countries in Africa and the Middle East
participated in a workshop for OIE National Focal Points for Animal Production
Food Safety in Hammamet, Tunisia,from 4 to 6th of April 2011. Previous workshops
on this subject were organized by the OIE in Cameroon in September 2009 and
Kuwait in February 2010.
During his speech,
the Minister of Agriculture and Environment of Tunisia, Mr. Mokhtar Jellali said
that improving food security in Africa and the Middle East is a key public
purpose of this workshop was to increase the understanding of the OIE’s roles
and mandates. This training workshop aimed also to support the activities of the
OIE Animal Disease Notification Focal Points by giving them guidance to follow
and implement their Terms of References.
training was hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) of Lebanon.
Points on Animal Information System from the following 10 countries attended
this workshop: Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, KSA, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Syria, Turkey
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