In the framework of Thaifex World of Food Asia 2017, the International Trade Exhibition for Food & Beverages, Food Technology and Retails & Franchise in Asia, a set of activities supported by the Great Mekong Subregion Core Agriculture Support Program (CASP) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will adress especifically Safe and Environment friendly Agro-based Value Chains from 31 May to 4 June 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Greater Mekong Subregion Pavilion on Safe and Environment-Friendly Food Products will host events entitled “Unlocking Markets and Mainstreaming Food Safety Policies in the GMS” and expect to develop networks and create new market channels that expand trade linkages for SMEs and smallholder producers.
A Policy Forum on Food Safety will also be held at the event venue on 31 May 2017 (1:00-5:00 PM). This dovetails with the World of Food Safety Conference 2017 (WOFSC 2017), a gathering of senior experts involved in food safety and quality assurance on 1-2 June 2017.
The policy forum will aim at agreeing on unified regional approaches and measures that promote harmonized food safety standards and greater market access for safe, environment-friendly, high quality GMS agro-food products.