“Safe and Healthy Foods, Safe and Healthy Zambia” campaign launched

Lusaka, August 10, 2023

In partnership with FoodForAfrika.com, CUTS Lusaka has embarked on a campaign titled “Safe and healthy food, safe and healthy Zambia.”

CUTS country director Ms Angela Mulenga speaking at the launch of the Safe and healthy food, safe and healthy Zambia campaign

The campaign, supported by Solidaridad Zambia, was launched on August 10, 2023 to address the pressing issue of food contamination resulting from handling, unclean water, unsafe and unregulated use of pesticides in the fruit and vegetable sector.

The primary objective of the campaign are:
1. Promote sustainable consumption to enhance food and nutrition security, ensuring a healthy life for both present and future generations;
2. Advocate for the reduction of food contamination caused by inadequate production and handling processes;
3. Strengthen the capacities of stakeholders in the fruit and vegetable value chain to adhere to food safety measures and protocols.
4. Advocate for development of fruits and vegetable standards.