At an event of over 80 participants, EatSafe in Ethiopia commemorated World Food Safety Day and its 2023 theme, food standards save lives.
After receiving 750 applications from Nigeria and Ethiopia, one winner emerged from the Grand Finale of EatSafe's Innovation Challenge.
USAID has launched a new five-year program to improve food safety in Ethiopia. EatSafe: Evidence and Action Towards Safe Nutritious Food is a new program of United States Agency for International Development’s Feed The Future Initiative
In Ethiopia and Nigeria, food safety is a pressing issue – in 2019, 33% of surveyed Ethiopian and 20% of surveyed Nigerians experienced serious harm from food and water, leading to illnesses, malnutrition, stunting in children, and even death.
It is with immense sadness that we are waving goodbye this week to Bonnie McClafferty, Director of Food Safety at GAIN! Bonnie has been an instrumental part of the organization in the past 11 years, revisiting GAIN’s focus since 2011 by looking at nutrition challenges from a food systems perspective.
The new Coalition aims at featuring food safety as an essential element of the United Nations Food Systems Summit Action Track 1, Ensure access to safe and nutritious food for all. During the event moderated by Caroline Smith DeWaal, Deputy Director of EatSafe, the two co-chairs of the Action Track 1, Pawan Agarwal and Delia Grace, announced the coalition’s inception.