September 12, 2023

First International Conference on Food Safety in the Mediterranean Region / Kenitra, November 28-29, 2023


Agriculture and food production are crucial sectors that play an essential role in providing food security and nourishment to our ever-growing global population.

In this framework, the Erasmus+ project called “FoSaMed” organises the First International Conference on Food Safety on the 28-29 November 2023 with the aim to bring together leading researchers, industry experts, and policymakers to exchange knowledge and ideas on the latest advances in agrifood research and innovation.

The event is kindly hosted by the Ibn Tofail University of Kenitra, one of the partners of the FoSaMed project, and provides a unique opportunity to discuss challenges facing the industry, explore emerging trends, and identify solutions to the complex issues related to food industry.

Registrations are open until November 10th through this link. Registration policy and fees are explained at

Researchers and professionals were invited to submit their paper or poster proposals to the FoSaMed International Conference. Broad topics and themes for the conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Food quality and safety
  • Innovation in food processing
  • Risk management in the food industry
  • Product traceability
  • Agro-ecology and sustainable farming practices
  • Agrifood business
  • Consumer and market trends
  • Food production and processing practices
  • Food and health
  • Ethical aspects in the food industry
  • Institutions and food control system in Morocco

Among the keynote speakers, Fosamed has the honour to welcome Hamid Felloun, Director of FENAGRI – Fédération Nationale de l’Agroalimentaire, Thaer Yaseen, Regional Officer for Plant Protection and Production at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and Joan Romanyà, Soil Science Professor at the University of Barcelona (UB).

The event is organised under the patronage of PRIMA Foundation and the Union for the Mediterranean.

Looking forward to productive discussions and fruitful outcomes to promote collaboration between different stakeholders and to stimulate new initiatives that contribute to more sustainable and resilient food systems.

Website of the event: