Policy-makers speak up – For safer food in Asia and the Pacific

In order to emphasize the importance and impact of food safety, and its strong relevance to food security, various high-level officials and policy-makers in Asia and the Pacific have spoken out about the issue. A total of ten countries have discussed why food safety is important for their contexts, how they have improved their situations, and how they have collaborated with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). FAO strives to continue providing assistance to countries to promote food safety, which significantly contributes to achieving many of the Sustainable Development Goals.