The project general objective is to make Albanians use foodstuffs with an improved safety level. The Specific Objective is to help Albanian authorities strengthen the capacity to perform controls and inspections on plant material at the borders and operate in the veterinary sector. The project main goals are:
- to support national food authority (AKU) in order to increase its capacity to perform efficient inspections on foodstuffs entering in the port of Durres;
- to increase the capacity of the Albanian institutions to verify the levels of safety (residues from pesticides) in food of plant origin and developed expertise for the diagnosis of potential quarantine agents:
- to provide assistance to the MARD in the strengthening and reorganization of the existing veterinary service through the update of livestock assessment and data computerization.