Germany gives CHF 2.8 million to help developing countries meet SPS standards, combat COVID-19

Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has contributed EUR 2,675,000 (approximately CHF 2.8 million) for 2021-2024 to the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) to help developing and least-developed countries (LDCs) meet international food safety, animal and plant health standards for trade. The contribution will also help these countries to respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19 and to recover from the pandemic.