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Fourth IFC International Food Safety Forum
March 19, 2015Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic


The purpose of the Forum is to encourage regional food processing companies to improve their food safety systems and ensure public support for this process from all stakeholders in the food market. The event is being organized by the IFC Agribusiness Advisory Program in Europe and Central Asia.

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is organizing the Fourth International Food Safety Forum, which will take place on 19 March, 2015 in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, at Hyatt Regency Hotel.

The purpose of the Forum is to encourage regional food processing companies to improve their food safety systems and ensure public support for this process from all stakeholders in the food market. Attendees will include up to 100 executives from global and local leading food processing companies, major retailers, senior government officials, and expert and consumer communities. 

The event is being organized by the IFC Agribusiness Advisory Program in Europe and Central Asia. For more details on the event, including speakers, please download the latest version of the agenda.

For any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Cruikshank Ockman, IFC’s Program Manager of Agribusiness Standards Advisory at sockman@ifc.org

About IFC Agribusiness Advisory Program in Europe and Central Asia

The Program assists local companies in applying food safety standards throughout the agribusiness value chain, while strengthening the capacity of local consultants. Improved standards will help agribusiness firms meet regional and export market requirements, while building a foundation to mobilize investments and help the agribusiness industry realize its full potential.

The Program is being implemented in Armenia, Azerbaijan, the Balkans, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. The Program is financed by the Austrian Ministry of Finance. More information about the Program: www.ifc.org/eca/agristandards.

Download the Forum agenda (PDF, 133 KB)