Food Fraud – 2022/2023

The contract (CHAFEA) n°2020 96 05 – Organisation and implementation of training activities on investigation techniques to be deployed during official controls to deter potential fraud along the agri-food chain and on the e-commerce under the “Better Training for Safer Food” initiative

• Number of events in 2022 and 2023 : 8
• Seminar duration: 3 working days over 4 days
• Countries: Jordan, Argentina, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Kazakhstan, Senegal, India and China

Upcoming Training Sessions

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Session Details


The objective of the training is to develop cooperation activities with non-EU trade partners with a view to improving the effectiveness of official control systems in relation to fraudulent practices across the agri-food chain, including Internet sales, and their ability to detect frauds.
These Food Fraud trainings are expected to contribute:
– To spread knowledge about official control systems, import controls and investigation techniques
– To promote good practices, tools and procedures relating to investigation techniques helping to detect fraud in the agri-food sector
– To promote good practices, procedures and requirements relating to issuance of e-certificate
– To promote good practices on e-commerce surveillance for preventing threats

Support provided by the project

The Consortium will maintain a high standard of comfort and practicality for the accommodation, travel arrangements and catering service provided to participants and tutors.
The project will support a total of 280 participants for the first phase from the following countries:

1 Kazakhstan : Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine
2 Jordan : Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
3 Senegal : Algeria, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia
4 Ethiopia : Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
5 Argentina : Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay
6 Vietnam : Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam
7 India : Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka,
8 China : China

Selection of Participants

The criteria to attend the training session are the following:

  • Relevant technical background: participants should preferably have the necessary knowledge in the relevant legislation and controls of food information and nutrient values;
  • Relevancy to daily work: participants should, in priority, be staff of the competent authorities and be involved in the control of food products;
  • Sufficient language skills: in order to ensure the transfer of knowledge and opportunities to exchange views, participants should master the language of the training session for which they applied;
  • Ability to share their experience: priority will be given to participants whose position will allow them to share the outputs of the training sessions with colleagues.
  • IT requirements : the participants will need a laptop with up-to-date software, with camera and microphone (built in or external) and reliable WIFI connection.

The registration of the trainees is based on the submission of applications by the national contact point.

Consortium Partner


The registration of the trainees is based ONLY on the submission of applications by the national contact point.

Kindly find your NCP Contact at the following address :



Our Food Fraud team

Event Staff

Emile Biros

Vincent Andre

Vincent Andre

Elena Guidea

Elena Guidea


Julie Thouement

Clara Blanco

Shir Altivanik

Niamh O’Brien

Barbara Hernanz

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