Dr. Inteaz Alli Conducted a Workshop in Jimma University
Post Harvest Management to Improve Livelihoods (PHMIL) is one of the international collaborations between Jimma University and Canadian partner institutions (Nova Scotia Agricultural College and McGill University), funded by Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). The goal of the six year project is to increase the capacity of Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (JUCAVM) by providing high quality training, research and service in Post-harvest Management and Value-added Agriculture to address the challenges of its stakeholders.
As part of the year three activities of the project, Dr. Inteaz Alli of the Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry of McGill University, Canada visited JUCAVM (April 5 – 16, 2011) to deliver short-term training on Quality Assurance, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), Certification and Traceability of Agricultural Products. The 33 hours of the workshop was attended by 62 participants consisted of faculty, staff and graduate students. Dr. Alli has covered many topics including:
Principles and practices of food quality and food safety,
Quality, safety and traceability in the context of the entire food supply chain,
The HACCP system,
Food laws regulations and applicable international food standards (ISO 9001, ISO 22000, GFSI, GAP).
Dr. Alli is certified trainer for HACCP. He is also an accredited Professional Chemist (Ordre des chimistes du Québec), Quality Systems Auditor (Registrar Accreditation Board (RAB), USA) and a Certified Quality Auditor (American Society for Quality (ASQ), USA).