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Sustained growth and improved governance in Africa’s agriculture sector are critical to meeting the continent’s development goals, including creating decent jobs for youth, nourishing growing cities with healthy foods, promoting resilience, and catalyzing domestic revenue mobilization.

The high prevalence of aflatoxins in maize and other staple foods in the EAC has become an important obstacle to domestic and regional food trade.

Informal food systems contribute to the food and nutrition security of hundreds of millions of people around the world, particularly in the global South.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has framed Food Safety and Standards (Amendment) Bill 2020 and introduced 70 amendments in the 2006 Act to revamp FSSAI functioning and its jurisdiction.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India vide notification dated 16th September, 2020 has published the draft Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Regulations, 2020.

To encourage and support sustainable food practices to protect the environment, FSSAI is spearheading initiatives such as 'Jaivik Bharat' for easy identification of authentic organic food; 'Save Food, Share Food' to reduce food waste and promote food donation; 'Safe and Sustainable Packaging in Food and Beverage Sector' to reduce the use of plas

The apex food regulator, FSSAI, has issued gazette notification on Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Third Amendment Regulations, 2020, relating to standards of rice, chia seeds, gari (cassava product), edible cassava flour, roasted bengal gram flour - chana sattu, ragi flour, almond kernels, coconut milk pow

‘The Eat Right India Handbook’ has been created as a guide for various stakeholders to implement Eat Right initiatives at the ground level and scale up the Eat Right India movement.

FSSAI has issued a Gazette Notification dated 23 July 2020, on the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Fifth Amendment Regulations, 2020 prescribing standards for frozen beans, frozen cauliflower, frozen peas and frozen spinach.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on July 27, 2020 has issued the Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2020 to further amend Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011.

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