IFC’s Vietnam Food Safety Project will help reduce the risk profile for clients and farmers engaging in safe food production and improve sectoral capacity in
Vietnam. In addition to the direct in-company support and support to anchor firm’s supply chains, particularly smallholder farmers which pose high risks for food
companies, the program will work to build awareness across the agribusiness and food sector on the benefits of better food safety management and train local
consultants who will later help the sector improve food safety practices.
IFC will have engaged with and supported up to five companies and/or their supply chains to improve food safety practices.The project targets to reach 1000 farmers in the client firms’ supply chains through providing food safety training and coaching, and support at least 50% of them to adopt good agricultural practices. IFC will organize at least 8 awareness events, trainings, workshops to reach at least 600 participants and provide training of trainers to 24 food safety service providers, of that 12 are women. IFC also expects to reach 2,000 individuals trained by these trained local service
Uy Duc Pham, Operations Officer, Project Lead. International Finance Corporation (IFC, the World Bank Group).