Food Safety for Africa
Programme: HORIZON EUROPE
Project: FS4Africa – Food Safety for Africa
Timeline: January 2024 – December 2027
Project budget: 4.984.995,00 EUR
The FS4Africa is designed to address food safety challenges in Africa,associated with weak channels for value chain organisation, traceability & authentication of safe food. The project is tackling mycotoxin contamination in multiple food crops including food and feed, pesticide residues in grains and vegetables, microbial contamination particularly Escherichia coli contamination, and food adulteration.
ITC main role is coordination of 4 transnational pilots deployed in Africa, supported by the implementation of an overarching Multi-Actor Approach (MAA) methodology. Moreover, ITC will also utilise a Virtual incubation and acceleration programme for the African use cases.
This project has received funding from the European Union under grant agreement No. 101136916.