After three years of implementation, the project: Promotion of supply and demand of Eco-Fair Agri-food processing products in Vietnam) has achieved great success with positive impacts recognized by the European Union, the Switch Asia program, DCRD, Vietrade, Associations, and business units participating in the project. Therefore, with the nomination of the Switch Asia Program, the Eco Fair project will participate the Annual Meeting: Sustainable consumption and production: Trends and Opportunities” in Bangkok on 21 November 2023 at the Session on Agrifood. The meeting aim to share experiences from private sectors on best practices and how to achieve agri and food sustainable consumption and collecting the ideas on how private sectors can promote agri and food sustainable consumption and how to collaborate with government and other stakeholders to achieve ag and food sustainable consumption. And Eco Fair project will share about these topic below:
1) The benefits of green procurement and ecolabel food
2) Some examples of successful implementation of green procurement and ecolabel food products and best practices to achieve them.
3) The challenges in delivering a green market for sustainable agriculture and food consumption and recommendations to collaborate with private sectors, government and other stakeholders to promote ag and food sustainable consumption.
VIRI will join the SWITCH-Asia Programme 5th Annual Meeting from 9-10 October 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The Annual Meeting shall focus on discussing strategies that make impact of the SWITCH-Asia Grant Projects more profound and lasting; exploring potential avenues of connecting knowledge of grants and policy making processes; Exchange ideas and share insights on developing and mainstreaming SCP and circular economy practices; promoting the co-creation of innovative SCP solutions and to strengthen mutual learning between grant projects and policy advisory, optimizing the overall efficacy, reach, and sustainability of SCP initiatives; offering the stakeholders of the Programme an opportunity to discuss, plan and innovate together towards joint multi-country SCP initiatives in the framework of the PSCl facilitating development of ideas for future technical assistance of the SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component (PSC).
The Eco-Fair project funded by EU-Switch Asia program (2020-2023) will have a display booth to disseminate results and impact of the project at this Switch Asia Annual Meeting.