Equipment procurement and other activities

Between 2003 and 2010 the SFP Programme has supported around 44 ACP countries, with about 255 missions implemented over the last 2 years (160 field missions). Equipment continues to be delivered, destined for the inspection services of Competent Authorities and other laboratories. Alltogether, 44 recipient countries have benefited from €7.87 Million of equipment.

For Competent Authorities’ inspection services, with a maximum total value of €3.57 Million, the beneficiaries are: Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Eritrea, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Kenya, Liberia, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Is, Sao Tome, Senegal, Sierra Leone, St Helena, Surinam, Swaziland, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu. For laboratories, with a maximum total of €4.3 Million, the beneficiaries are: Belize, Benin, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Eritrea, Fiji, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Tonga, Uganda. With a total value of €22.5 Million, other activities provided have included technical assistance, training, guides, manuals, procurement preparation, delivery support and management of the programme.