Photo Release: Germany Supports Cooperation within the Region for Improved Food Safety in Thailand and ASEAN Countries

General Press Releases Thursday November 22, 2012 14:01
Bangkok--22 Nov--GIZ
Picture shows (from left)
1) Prof. Dr. Ulrich Noehle, Food Chemist
2) Mrs. Indrani Thuraisingham, Head, Consumers International Office for Asia Pacific and the Middle East
3) Mr.Yuthana Norapoompipat, Expert on Accreditation Assessments and Lead Assessor for Food and Agricultural Commodities, National Bureauof Agricultural Commodity and Food Standards (ACFS), Thailand
4) Mr. David Oberhuber, Country Director, German International Cooperation (GIZ) Thailand
5) Dr. Ingo Winkelmann, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bangkok

at a regional workshop on ‘Strategies for Improved Food Safety in Southeast Asia’ recently held in Bangkok and organized by Thailand’s National Bureau of Agricultural Commodity and Food Standard (ACFS), Consumer International (CI) and German International Cooperation (GIZ). Financed by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the workshop served as a platform for discussions among stakeholders in the areas of food safety to match assistance with actual needs and for the exchange of ideas and experience on successful approaches.

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an enterprise owned by the German government with worldwide operations. Utilizing international cooperation it promotes sustainable development and international education work. In Thailand it operates on behalf of a variety of clients, German federal ministries or international clients like the EU or the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and in cooperation with the Thai government.


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