STDF Cameroon: 5th Steering Committee meeting
- Posted by: Sandra Borma
- Category: Cameroon, News
On 3 February, the 5th meeting of the Steering Committee (COPIL) of the project “Improvement of the sanitary and phytosanitary quality of Penja pepper in Cameroon to facilitate access to international markets” (STDF/PG/593) was held to discuss the project’sfinal year.
This year’s programme, validated at the COPIL meeting, focuses on training for the various trades involved in Penja pepper; awareness-raising on good storage and transport practices for distributors; the purchase of equipment; and the creation of awareness-raising information on SPS practices in the sector.
The meeting concluded with a speech by the COPIL chairman, Mr. Sop, who congratulated the project team for the activities to date which have contributed to improving production practices among the Penja Pepper Representative Geographical Indication Group (GRIGPP)– including the publication of an SPS Good Practice Guide for the sector.
This activity was organised within the framework of the Project to strengthen the phytosanitary monitoring and certification system for the fruit and vegetable sector in Cameroon, supported by the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) and implemented by COLEACP.