From October 2016 to December 2017, The Consultative Institute for Socio- Economic Development of Rural and Mountainous Areas (CISDOMA) is involved in the Consultancy package “Auditing of Enterprises/Restaurants for Good Practices for Food Safety Handling and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Postharvest Handling”. This is a part of the Trade Facilitation “Improved Sanitary and Phytosanitary Handling of Greater Mekong Sub Region Trade” project, which is sponsored by Asian Development Bank (ADB). In this project, CISDOMA serves as the main contractor and provides the aforementioned consultancy package with an aim to:

  • Promote application of food safety management system and develop grading system for restaurants and related food enterprises; and
  • Improve the system for independent certification of good practice in post-harvest handling and GAP for promoting exports of corn and rice.

The consultancy package’s funding is 340.436 Euros.