Enhancing the food security of the peri-urban and urban poor through improvements to the quality, safety and economics of street-vended foods

Enhancing the food security of the peri-urban and urban poor through improvements to the quality, safety and economics of street-vended foods

Workshop reports on street-food vending in Ghana

This document reports on the DFID/NRI/FRI workshop on food security. It details the following reports offered by advisers:

  • Socio-economic survey of street-vended foods in Accra
  • Street-vended foods and Hygiene
  • A HACCP approach to the prevention of mycotoxins through moisture control
  • Heavy metals, pesticides and mycotoxins in street-vended foods
  • Improvements to street food vending in Accra
  • Health-related problems with street foods in Accra.
  • Organochlorine pesticide residues and heavy metals contamination in some farming area in the Ashanti Region.
  • Improvements to street food vending in Ghana – A historical perspective
  • Problems faced by street food vendors in Accra.
  • Street-vended foods in Accra: A worker’s concerns and expectations
  • AMA bye – laws and policies on street-food vending in Accra.
  • GES position on food sold to school chehildren in Accra.

These papers are part of a feature on street foods on the NRI website

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