Symposium on Food safety and Security


Symposium on Food safety and Security

The two-day workshop is co-organised by SELAMAT with International Conference on Food Science and Technology (ICOFHEC 2016) that will take place at Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. The workshop is designed for line workers, food safety personnel, academia, farmers, regulatory bodies and other employees of food processing operations.

Organised by RIKILT Wageningen UR
Date Mon 21 November 2016 until Tue 22 November 2016

Experts in various area of food safety from Netherlands, Russia, China, United Kingdom, Ghana, South Africa, Ethiopia, FAO (Africa representative office) and Nigeria will be presenting. The whole programme will discuss ways of “Delivering Innovative Approaches in Food, Health and Well-being for Sustainable Livelihood”.

Check out the full programme:

Address by the representative of the Royal Dutch Embassy;
Ms Sonia Odije
Economic & Trade Adviser at Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands

Maandag 21st November, 2016
Venue: Postgraduate School Hall, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.

Time Speakers Topic
07: 00 Registration
09:00 – 09:15 Welcoming of the Delegates to FUNAAB - Chair LOC (ICOFHEC)-Prof. F. O. Henshaw
09:15 – 09:25 Welcoming Note – (Dean, COLFHEC)-Prof. L. O. Sanni
09:25 – 09:35 Official Opening Statement – V.C. FUNAAB-Prof. O. B. Oyewole
09:35 – 09:45 Welcoming Note – (Coordinator of SELAMAT)-Dr. Hans Marvin
09:45 – 09:55 Address by Ms Sonia O. Odije-Fajusigbe, Economic & Trade Adviser at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
09:55 – 11:00 Group picture and tea break
11:00 – 01:00 Plenary Session 1 Sub-theme: Food and Nutrition Security in Africa, present situation and concerns Session Chair – Prof. (Mrs) M.A. Dipeolu (Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria), Prof Lynn Frewer (University of Newcastle), UK
11:00 – 11: 40 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jean Kamanzi “National Food Controls Systems in Africa: challenges and opportunities" FAO
11:40 – 12:10 Speaker 1: Prof Aworh Sustainable Food Processing Systems” University of Ibadan, Nigeria
12:10 – 12:40 Speaker 2: Dr Cheng Liu Predictive modelling of mycotoxins in cereals: Three modelling approaches” Wageningen University and Research, the Netherlands
12:40 – 01:10 Speaker 3: Prof. (Mrs) I.O. Olayiwola Nutrition Transition: Implication for Health and Sustainable Livelihood” Nutrition and Dietetics, FUNAAB, Nigeria
01:10 – 01:30 General discussion
01:30 – 02:00 Lunch
01:30 – 03:45 Plenary Session 2 Sub-theme 2: Innovative Approaches in Public Health and well-being Session Chair – Prof. Oguntuase (FUNAAB), Dr Hans Marvin (Wageningen, University and Research), the Netherlands
01:30 – 02:15 Keynote Speaker: Prof. Lynn Frewer Food safety and effective risk communication” University of Newcastle, UK
02:15 – 02:45 Speaker: Dr. Fuguang Liu "Pesticides Aquatic ecological risk assessment in China” Institute of Agro-food Standards and Testing Technology, Shanghai Academy of Agriculture Sciences, China
02:45 – 03:15 Speaker: Prof. O. Onagbesan “Livestock Production and Health” Director, World Bank Centre of Excellence, Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
02:45 – 03:15 Speaker: Prof. (Mrs) K. Adeyemo "Sustainable well-being in a changing world: the “One World-One Health – One Medicine” approach." University of Ibadan, Nigeria
03:15 – 03:30 General discussion
03:30 – 03:45 Tea Break
03:45 – 05:45 Plenary Session 3 Sub-theme 3: Emerging Issues in Right of Child, Gender and family Livelihood Session Chair – Prof. F.O. Henshaw (FUNAAB), Dr. Xingang {Institute of Plant Protection (IPP-CAAS), China}
03:45 – 04:30 Keynote Speaker: Prof (Mrs) Ajibola Falaye The Right of a Child and the Emerging Issues in Rural Family Livelihoods” University of Ibadan
04:30 – 05:00 Speaker 5: Mr Fadipe “Modern Trends in the Provision of Hospitality and Tourism” Tourism of Nigeria
05:00 – 05:30 Speaker 6: UNICEF/Dr. W.A.O Afolabi UNICEF/NTD, FUNAAB
Speaker 7: Prof.(Mrs) Odebode Emerging Issues in Right of Child, Gender and Family Livelihood” University of Ibadan
05:30 – 05:45 Discussion , conclusions & introduction to the 2nd day programme
06:30 – 08:30 Cocktail

Tuesday 22nd November, 2016

Time Speakers Topic
Plenary Session Session Chair – Chairs: Mr. Piet Stouten (Wageningen, University and Research), the Netherlands and Dr. Roderick Daddey-Adjei (FDB) Impact of climate change on Food Safety
9:00 – 9:30 Dr Obadina Adewale, FUNAAB Dr Obadina Adewale, FUNAAB
09:30 -10:10 Keynote Speaker: Dr Gavin Stewart “Food security approaches to evidence synthesis...” University of Newcastle, UK
10:10 – 10:45 Speaker: Dr. Anatoly Zherdev “Food safety in changing world: Russian experience in the evolution of the regulatory and organizational framework” Research Centre of Biotechnology (RAS), Russia
10:45 – 11:15 Speaker: Dr Hans Marvin “Effects of Climate on Food Safety Hazards in Fruit and Vegetables” Wageningen University and Research, the Netherlands
11:15 – 11:45 Tea Break
11:45 – 12:30 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Amare Ayalew “The role of food safety for achieving nutrition and food security outcomes in Africa: The aflatoxin control example” Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA)
12:30 – 01: 00 Speaker: Dr. Oluwatosin Ademola Ijabadeniyi “Climate Change and Food Safety: An Emerging Issue with Special Focus on Africa”. Durban University of Technology, South Africa
01:00 – 1:30 Speaker: Dr Roderick Daddey-Adjei “Food fraud: the case of sudan iv adulteration of crude palm oil on local markets in Ghana” Food and Drugs Authority FDB, Ghana
01:30 – 02:00 Discussion , conclusions & closing ceremony