Awareness meeting on Biosecurity and Food Safety Requirement to Facilitate Trade( 14-15 December 2020 at Tashi Namgay Resort, Paro)

Objectives:

To create awareness on;

  • Plant and Animal Biosecurity and Food safety
  • Import and export requirements of RNR products to address current evolving trade issues
  • Food safety requirements, import and export  requirements of food commodities

Participants


Participant comprised representatives from Dzongkhag Agriculture Sector, Extension Officials, Local Government (Gup), Food Corporation of Bhutan Ltd, National Seed Centre, Exporters/Importers, Meat shop proprietors, Nursery managers. The awareness workshop received overwhelming support with Extension Officials committing to disseminate information and advise farmers to fulfill import requirement and facilitate exports of RNR products.

The workshop was organized with generous financial support of Enhanced Integrated Framework, DoT, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Thimphu.

Submitted: BAFRA Plant Section