Accessing safe and affordable food remains a challenge

May 22, 2023 3:06 pm

Ensuring safe and affordable food remains a major challenge for governments worldwide.

This was highlighted by Minister for Trade Manoa Kamikamica during World Metrology Day in Nadi last week.

He says food remains a major concern for everyone, noting that farmers and food producers continue to face challenges, whether internationally, regionally, or locally.

Article continues after advertisement

[Minister for Trade Manoa Kamikamica]

Kamikamica also emphasized the importance of metrology, which is a scientific study of measurement in food processing.

He says the agri-food sector can entail all the activities related to growing, harvesting, processing, packaging, transporting, marketing, selling, cooking, consumption, and disposal of food.