JOINT STATEMENT BY THE CARICOM COMPETITION COMMISSION AND THE CARIBBEAN AGRICULTURAL HEALTH AND FOODSAFETY AGENCY FOR WORLD CONSUMER RIGHTS DAY 2016:ANTIBIOTICS RESISTANCE!                 

 For full details please: click here

 

 

              Call for Expression of Interesst (EOI)                                                            

 

 

10th EDF Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) Project

Support to the Caribbean forum of ACP States in the Implementation of Commitments

Undertaken Under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA):

Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

Title of the EOI:

Strenghtening Food Safety Management Systems of Rum Producers in the CARIFORUM Region

 

For full details please click here

                          

10TH EDF SPS Project

Support to the Caribbean Forum of ACP States in the Implementation of Commitments Undertaken Under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA):
Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) 

Dear Sir/Madam

PROCUREMENT OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TO EVALUATE THE QUALITY OF HONEY
.
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), an international institution with the responsibility of executing the 10th EDF SPS Project is collaborating with the Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency (CAHFSA) to identify a suitable consultant to determine the quality of the honey traded in the region as well as its compliance with acceptable international standards.
The objective of this consultancy is to profile honey from three (3) of the major honey producing countries in the region in order to determine the quality of the honey and its compliance with acceptable international standards.

The contracted laboratory will be required to:

1. Review relevant international standards for honey and determine theirapplicability to the region.
2. Review existing methods and standards for honey produced and sold in the region and identify key parameters to be used in profiling honey.
3. Arrange for collection of samplesofhoney from the following three (3) honey producing countries in the region: Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana and Grenada.
4. Evaluate the samples of honey in an accredited laboratory based on theparameters identified in (2) above.
5. Prepare profiles of the samples, indicating where samples do not meet relevant international standards.

A final report is to be submitted within six (6) months of commencement of the project

Interested parties are kindly requested to submit a written proposal together with the cost for conducting the assignment, CVs of staff to be utilized to:

Chief Executive Officer
Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency
Letitia Vreisdelaan #10
Paramaribo, Suriname
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 597-714-2085

Submission should be made by Thursday March 10, 2016

 

                                            

10TH EDF SPS Project

Support to the Caribbean Forum of ACP States in the Implementation of Commitments Undertaken Under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA):
Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)

Dear Sir/Madam
PROCUREMENT OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TO EVALUATE THE QUALITY OF CASSAVA FLOUR
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), an international institution with responsibility of executing the 10th EDF SPS Project is collaborating with the Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency (CAHFSA) to identify a suitable laboratory to evaluate the quality of cassava flour produced and imported in the region as a first step towards some level of standardization of the product
The objectives of this assignment are as follows:

- To evaluate cassava flour in the region to determine the baseline quality;
- Develop a standard that facilitates trade in cassava flour.

The contracted laboratory will be required to:
- Conduct a literature search on existing standards for cassava flour used regionally and internationally;
- Develop a draft standard for cassava flour in the Caribbean based on the literature review;
- Sample and analyze cassava flour from the following four (4) major cassava flour Caribbean producing countries: Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname, Barbados and Jamaica as well as imported cassava flour using accredited facilities;
- Identify gaps, if any, between the quality of the existing cassava flour and the draft standard.
- Provide recommendations for closing any gaps identified.

A final report is to be submitted within six (6) months of commencement of the project

Interested parties are kindly requested to submit a written proposal together with the cost for conducting the assignment, CVs of staff to be utilized to:

Chief Executive Officer
Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency
Letitia Vreisdelaan #10
Paramaribo, Suriname
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 597-714-2085

Submission should be made by Thursday March 10, 2016