May 28, 2009

Promar Consultant Completes ADBI Working Paper on Food Safety and Traceability Systems

Promar Consulting’s senior consultant Lucia Vancura has co-authored a working paper on food safety and traceability systems with Sununtar Setboonsarng and Jun Sakai for the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). This paper explored and reviewed Japanese experiences using information and communications technology (ICT) to create efficient food product traceability systems and make information more easily available to consumers.  It then explored the implications and lessons for developing countries whose food production is increasingly linked to global trade networks .

For further details and a pdf of the paper, please follow the link below:

ADBInstitute:Food Safety and ICT Traceability Systems: Lessons from Japan for Developing Countries