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FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Africa (CCAFRICA)

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FAO/WHO ID No CX-707
Acronym CCAFRICA
Document Reference CX/AFRICA
Name FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Africa
Terms of Reference (a) defines the problems and needs of the region concerning food standards and food control; (b) promotes within the Committee contacts for the mutual exchange of information on proposed regulatory initiatives and problems arising from food control and stimulates the strengthening of food control infrastructures; (c) recommends to the Commission the development of world wide standards for products of interest to the region, including products considered by the Committee to have an international market potential in the future; (d) develops regional standards for food products moving exclusively or almost exclusively in intra regional trade; (e) draws the attention of the Commission to any aspects of the Commission's work of particular significance to the region; (f) promotes coordination of all regional food standards work undertaken by international governmental and non-governmental organizations within the region; (g) exercises a general coordinating role for the region and such other functions as may be entrusted to it by the Commission; and, (h) promotes the acceptance of Codex standards and maximum limits for residues by member countries.
Status Active
FTP linkCCAFRICA
Host GovernmentCameroon
Website http://www.codexafrica.org

Members of CCAFRICA

Member Member since email
Angola 1990
Benin 1974
Botswana 1978
Burkina Faso 2002
Burundi 1964
Cabo Verde 1981
Cameroon 1969
Côte d'Ivoire 1969
Central African Republic 1971
Chad 1978
Comoros 2009
Congo 1971
Democratic Republic of Congo 1970
Djibouti 2009
Equatorial Guinea 1988
Eritrea 1996
Ethiopia 1968
Gabon 1972
Gambia 1971
Ghana 1966
Guinea 1978
Guinea-Bissau 1974
Kenya 1969
Lesotho 1984
Member Member since email
Liberia 1971
Madagascar 1966
Malawi 1971
Mali 2003
Mauritania 1996
Mauritius 1971
Morocco 1968
Mozambique 1984
Namibia 1999
Niger 1997
Nigeria 1969
Rwanda 1988
Sao Tome and Principe 2009
Senegal 1966
Seychelles 1984
Sierra Leone 1980
Somalia 2009
South Africa 1994
Swaziland 1972
Togo 1968
Uganda 1964
United Republic of Tanzania 1972
Zambia 1971
Zimbabwe 1985

Number of records: 48

Updated on: 02-04-2014
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