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69100 Villeurbanne, France
Experienced Food Technologist, Value chain Expert, Food Safety and Programme Management Specialist.
Skilled strategist who transforms strategic plans into workable solutions.
Project design, monitoring and evaluations
Monitoring, control & surveillance: Cost efficiency analysis and inspection, benchmarking, reporting & planning
Cerification: MSC assessment
Human capacity development & strengthenin
Send email Contact AYIVI-HOUEDO Georges
Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
Professional Experience:
Proven experience in capacity building on Food Safety, Standardization, Quality Assurance and Conformity Assessment
19 years 4 months experience on food quality and food safety. Very extensive experience in Food Safety, Standardization, Quality Assurance and Conformity, Laboratory testing and Accreditation, Inspection and Certification:
• Uganda with travels to Kenya and Tanzania (07/2010-03/2014) – Team Leader. 44 months.
• Burundi (05/2010-06/2010) – Quality Specialist. Rehabilitation and Strengthening of Horticultural Sector. 1 month.
• India (01/2009-12/2009) – SPS Specialist. EU-India Capacity Building Initiative for Trade Development. 11 months.
• Indonesia (10/2008-12/2008) – Team Leader. Support to Indonesian Aquaculture. 2 months.
• Syria (04/2008-07/2008) – SPS & QMS Specialist. Building Human Capacity for Implementation of SPS norms, Food Safety Rules and Plant Protection Standards. 3 months.
• Tunisia (05/2008-06/2008) – Laboratory Specialist. Preparatory Phase for the Mutual Recognition Agreement in international food trade within ACAA’s Associated Agreements. 1 month.
• Ivory Coast (01/2007-09/2008) – Project Leader. TA for the Establishment of a National Food Safety Control Unit within the Planning Division of the MoA. 20 months.
• Philippines (03/2006-07/2006) – Laboratory Assurance Specialist. Trade Related Technical Assistance I. 4 months.
• Ivory Coast (01/2006-09/2006) – Food Testing Laboratory Specialist.
Strengthening of food and feed inspection for export to the EU market .8 months.
• Jordan (12/2003-01/2004) – Accreditation Expert. Implementation of recommendations from a previous study EJADA (Euro-Jordan Action for Development of Enterprise). 1 month.
• Benin (06/2002-12/2005) – Team Leader. Programme for the Establishment of the UEMOA System for Accreditation, Standardisation and Promotion of Quality. 42 months.
• West African Countries (12/2001-03/2002) –Agro-economist. Regional Integrated Programme for strengthening capacities of the public and private sector for policy development. 3 months.
• Belarus, Ukraine and Russia (04/2000-12/2001) –Laboratory Specialist. Supported the Introduction of a HACCP Systems and Further Development of Food Testing Services. 20 months.
• Ghana (11/1999-01/2000)- Food Specialist. Reduction of post-harvest losses. 2 months.
• EU, Africa, Asia (02/1993-12/1999). Food –Quality Consultant. FAO Programme related to Improvement of Food Quality. 70 months.
providing assistance to) Governmental Agencies in one or more of the following fields:
Food Safety, laboratory analysis, Food quality standards, inspection and certification.
Extensive and successful experience in design and delivery training on technical topics related to this project. Total: 13 years.
• Uganda with travels to Kenya and Tanzania (07/2010-03/2014) – Training on: Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), Post-harvest-handling practices (PHH), certifications, traceability, HACCP, Pest Risk Assessments (PRAs). O
• Masters’ Degree in Food Industry Engineering, Food Technology, Production and Distribution.
University of Bourgogne (France). 1986-1987.
• Post-Graduate Masters’ Degree in Quality Assurance, Quality Audits and Management.
University of Lyon (France). 1982-1985
• Engineering Degree in Applied Biology and Food Science.
University of Benin, Togo – Institute of Applied Biology to Food and Nutrition. 1979-1982.
Affiliations and Achievements:
Extensive experience in the establishment of comliance with DCED Standard (Donor Committee for Enterprise Development) for result measurement
SPS Policy development and implementation
Certification: MSC assessment

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    Years of Experience:
    15-20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French, Spanish, Ewe
    France , Togo
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