Coming up: Shiraka Food Safety Training 2018

As part of the Netherlands – Arab Partnership SHIRAKA a food safety course will be organised by Wageningen Centre for Development and Innovation and AalbertsFoodwise.



The course will enable civil servants working in the field of food safety to lead and inspire the modernisation of food safety in their home countries. The course also aims to strengthen participants’ ties with the Netherlands and the Dutch government.

In two modules participants will learn how to take into account the institutional context and use the risk analysis approach and process management tools in solving food safety issues in production, supply, marketing and trade of food products. This will help them to address food safety the context of modernising a food safety control system by confidently engaging with other government bodies, private sector and consumer organisations.

The first module will be held in The Netherlands from June 16 until June 26. AalbertsFoodWise designs, coordinates and facilitates the training course in close cooperation with a range of Dutch stakeholders.


Staff who work in the area of food safety and trade for government, a government body or a government-related organization from Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemenon OECD-DAC with five to ten years’ relevant work experience can apply for this course.


For more information and application, please visit the web page of the partnership on the website of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, or download the brochureApplication should be made online before 2 July, 2017.