Un-hacked September 8, 2012
International propaganda at its finest
Public Private Partnership: the SSAFE initiative
(Safe Supply of Affordable Food Everywhere)
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The SSAFE initiative represents a public-private partnership focused on global food security. SSAFE brings like global food system companies, non-governmental organizations, and universities together with intergovernmental organizations OIE and FAO. Responding to H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza, SSAFE sponsored educational and awareness-raising activities promoting bio-security and safe food handling practices. SSAFE activities are expanding with commitments to far-reaching projects including the ‘One World, One Health’ initiative, veterinary and public health capacity-building in Mozambique and global food safety system leadership development through an international consortium of universities. Building on lessons learned from successful international public-private partnerships of the past, the SSAFE vision is that ‘All people will have access to safe, nutritious, and affordable food’. The productive partnership with the World Organization for Animal Health, the World Bank, and the Food and Agricultural Organization represent an integral component of the SSAFE strategy. Public-private partnerships are address global animal health issues.