Workshop 4 - Capacity Development for Feed Safety Initiatives
Wednesday 20 April 09:30 - 09:45
Campus Virtual Project
Ana Marisa Cordero has worked for the last twelve years as an Agricultural Health and Food Safety Specialist at the Inter American Institute of Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA). She has international experience on assessment and modernization of national food safety control systems, veterinary and phytosanitary services, capacity building, policy and regulation development, and training for food safety control and expertise in food systems, particularly corresponding national and international regulations (Codex Alimentarius, USDA/FSIS, APHIS, and FDA regulations, OIE, IPPC and other international standards), particularly those on sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) requirements, and policies. Extensive experience and knowledge in the area of international agricultural health and food safety regulations specifically the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, the Agreement of Agriculture and the Agreement of Technical Barriers to Trade of the World Trade Organization, its regulations and practical application of these guidelines. From 2008 to 2016 she has provided technical support to the implementation of projects financed by the Standard Trade Development Facility (STDF): “Development of institutional capabilities to ensure effective participation in the Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures of the World Trade Organization”, “Establishment of a Regional Virtual Food Inspection School in Central America and Dominican Republic” and “Feed and Food Security Program in Latin America”.