Events & Activities

Key certifications for women-led agro-food processors

When: July 18, 2024 – July 18, 2024

Where: Virtually on Zoom


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Join us for the fourth part of our 7-module training programme on intra-African trade in processed foods

This online training programme targets all African women-led businesses. It is co-designed by ITC experts from the Sector and Economic Competitiveness and Trade and Market Intelligence sections and implemented in collaboration with private sector partners.
What’s on the menu for Session 4 ‘Key certifications for women-led agro-food processors’?
  • Understanding the importance of certifications for agro-food processors
  • How can certifications bolster your export competitiveness and facilitate your access to global market access
  • What are the steps to getting certified and what are the key considerations you must take note of?
  • Which are the main certifications for agro-food processors and how are they different: Using the ITC Standards Map
  • What are ISO Standards and their role in quality management and international standards? Learn more about HACCP, organic certifications, Fairtrade, Halal, Kosher, and other relevant certifications for your business.
The programme is made possible with financial support from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).