FAO/WHO CODEX TRUST FUND
The Codex Trust Fund supports countries to build strong, solid and sustainable national capacity to engage in Codex. It is managed in a transparent manner by the Codex Trust Fund Secretariat in WHO, aimed to support several developing and least developed countries.
The Codex Trust Fund acted as a catalyst to expose developing and transition economy countries to Codex and help them understand the importance of Codex for their country between 2004 and 2015, the FAO/WHO Project and Fund for Enhanced Participation in Codex (Codex Trust Fund) supported over 2300 participants from developing and transition economy countries to participate in the international standard development process, and provided FAO/WHO Codex training to over 1200 people to boost the effectiveness of their participation in the Codex Alimentarius Commission.
Codex Trust Fund 2 (CTF 2)
Codex Trust Fund (CTF2), officially launched in July 2016 at the 39th Session of the CAC focuses on helping countries address the barriers to effective engagement in Codex at national level.
The Codex Trust Fund 2 will run for 12 years and support over 100 eligible countries to build strong, solid and sustainable national capacity to engage in Codex where international food standards are established.
“Joint application by India along with Bhutan and Nepal has been accepted for support from CTF2. The project will be run for a period of three years"