（英）Food Inspection and Food Quality Control for Palestinians
Jordan Food and Drag Administration (JFDA), Ministry of Health
In Palestine, Consumers need to be protected by ensuring that domestically-produced or imported goods is manufactured, stored, processed, transported and sold in accordance with the requirements of technical regulations and standards and as well as national laws and regulations. In addition, inspection and verification of exported goods is a precondition for confidence in the safety and quality of products, which is essential for support competitiveness improvement and industrial,investment, and export development,
Similar to other developing economies, the food safety and quality infrastructure in Palestine is still in the emergent stages to become a comprehensive, modern and coherent system. This is influenced by various factors such as the limited financial inputs, weak institutional capacities, constraints to the availability of modern standards and the absence of a coherent legal framework and shortage in employee’s skills.
In order to overcome all the related obstacles facing the inspection and monitoring operations either it was in the industries or in the markets to enhance the Palestinian markets with safe goods for the consumers, capacity building to the staff of industrial development department and consumer services department is needed.
To develop a quality infrastructure with a focus on inspection that is in line with international standards and regulations in order to enhance and enforce consumer's safety and improve competitiveness and increase international trade.
-Better skills and understanding for the risk management process in market surveillance activities.
-Better skills and up to date competences for the practical approach to market surveillance activities.
-Improved relations and increase trust with stakeholders.
-Increased consumer confidence for Palestinian national products.
-Qualified and effective inspection services based on international principles.
-Industrial monitoring, laboratories and testing facilities available that is capable to meet the requirements of food inspection systems.
-Improved the performance of all MNE industrial development department's staff and Consumer Services staff to be capable to properly carry out market surveillance activities in accordance to the acquis.
-Improved the staff communication skills.
-Improved quality infrastructure.
-Increased access and competiveness in the international market.
-Enhancing the institutional capacity of the MoNE through apply its mandate.
-Courses and workshops nationally and internationally based. Workshops may be arranged at two levels. The highest level will be on generic principles of market surveillance and cover best practices in all product safety fields. The second level will deal with specific issues on different product safety technical regulations and standards.
-Practical examples, Field training, product sampling, and inspection techniques.
-Train the trainer for the use in training field officers nationally.
-Bear the invitation expenses such as per-diem, accommodation, life & medical insurance for emergency treatment only.
-Take budgetary measures to bear 70-85% of the training expenses of the course according to JJPP（Japan-Jordan Partnership Program）
-Take budgetary measures to bear 15-30% of the training expenses of the course according to JJPP（Japan-Jordan Partnership Program）
Implementing Agency is Jordan Food and Drag Administration (JFDA), Ministry of Health.
1)Related aid activities by Japan (Name of related projects / cooperation activities implemented by Japan and explanation of relationship with the Project)
TCTP for Palestine on "Food Safety and Food Inspection" 2009-2011
2)Related aid activities by other donors (Outline of projects / cooperation activities implemented by other donors and explanation of relationship with the Project)
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