The School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bio-engineering, Makerere University in partnership with the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Cooperatives, and the European Union announces a training course on sanitary and phyto-sanitary (SPS) measures in the food value chain in Uganda.

Objective: To train participants in sanitary and phyto-sanitary measures for ensuring the safety of food products destined for local, regional and international markets. Participants will learn about the SPS concept and measures; developing simple quality management systems; risk analysis and mitigation; auditing; documentation and traceability; national, regional and international regulations governing SPS measures.


Training Venue: Grand Imperial Hotel

Training Date: 11th 14th December 2012, from 8:30am-5:00pm everyday

Who should apply?

Staff working in quality assurance and production units of food processing enterprises; staff handling food in hotels, restaurants, fast foods, supermarkets, foods distribution and trading companies; food and meat inspectors and extension workers from local authorities and government agencies.

Training fees: The training is fully funded subject to the terms and conditions below

Terms and conditions: Participants selected for the training will have to meet their daily transportation costs to the training venue. No sitting, transport or facilitation allowance will be paid to participants. Selected participants will have to attend the full length (four days) of the training to qualify for the certificate.

Application forms: Can be obtained from

Ministry of Trade, Industry & Cooperatives, Farmers House;

SchoolofFood Technology, Nutrition and Bio-engineering,Makerere University; or

On line:

Completed nomination forms should be submitted not later than

5:00pm, 30th November 2012 to:

The Secretary

School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bio-engineering

Makerere University Main Campus

P O Box 7062 Kampala


For further information please call:  0718532547/ 0782739200/ 0704739200

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