National Contact Points List

BTSF National Contact Points coordinate BTSF participation and liaise with the Commission services and contractors. They are designated by EU Member States, enlargement and neighbourhood countries and some non-EU countries. Competent authority staff from these countries interested in participating in training should contact their national contact point.

Other interested parties from non-EU countries should refer to the relevant contractor responsible for the activity in which they wish to take part.

This database provides the National Contact Points (NCPs) details, organised by countries and their respective EU membership status. Countries from outside the European Union are also listed. 

In addition to the COUNTRY, names of the National Contact Points, organisations, and other common fields that appear in each contact item, the following criteria could be helpful while searching:

  • EU Member States
  • Candidate Country
  • Potential Candidate Country
  • EFTA/EEA Country
  • Other/Non-EU Country

Please use the search filters if required to find the desired location. NCPs provide BTSF with links to relevant organisations within their National Competent Authorities, which might be useful for the objectives of the BTSF Initiative.

The information published in this list will be updated regularly and all involved stakeholders will be grateful if you contribute to its maintenance it by informing us of any changes in the contact details.

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COUNTRY (SHORT CODE) - Membership Status
Last Update: 09/08/2022
NCP Details
e-mail address/es
MAURITANIE - Other / Non-EU Country

Mr Ahmed Salem EL ARBI

Directeur des Politiques
de la Coopération et du Suivi évaluation

Ministère de l’élevage

Contact Details

Tel: +222 26237070
Tel: +222 22245560

MEXICO - Other / Non-EU Country

Mr. René Hernández Ruiz

Director de Proyectos y Desarrollo Institucional

Boulevard Adolfo Ruiz Cortines No. 5010, Piso 8,
Col. Insurgentes Cuicuilco, Delegación Coyoacán, México, D.F., C.P. 04530

Contact Details

Tel: +52 55 5905 1000, Ext 51596

MOLDOVA - Other / Non-EU Country


Chief of International Relations Department
National Food Safety Agency of the Republic of Moldova 
MD-2009, 63, Kogalniceanu str. Chisinau

Contact Details

Tel: (+37322) 29 47 09
Mob: +373 69251405

MOROCCO - Other / Non-EU Country

Ms Zeineb El Bouchikhi

Chef de la Division de la Cooperation et de la Communication
Head of Cooperation and Communication

Office National de Sécurité Sanitaire des Produits Alimentaires
National Office for Food Safety
Avenue Hadj Ahmed Cherkaoui – Agdal Rabat

Contact Details

Tel: 0 +212 537 67 65 36

Fax: 0 +212 537 682 049

Mob: +212673998081

PANAMA - Other / Non-EU Country

Mr Rubén Casas

Jefe de los Departamentos

de Campañas Zoosanitarias y Trazabilidad

Ministerio de Desarrollo Agropecuario

Vía Tocumen, detrás de Harinas del Istmo, PANAMA

Contact Details

Tel: +507 6550-8073
Tel: +507 524-2216
Tel: +507 524-2212

PARAGUAY - Other / Non-EU Country

Mr Francisco Burgos Villamayor

Director of the Direction of Technical Cooperation and Agreements

Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock

Yegros 437 entre Cerro Corá y 25 de Mayo, Edificio San Rafael, Piso 22


Contact Details

Tel: +595 21 498940

Movil: +595 981 410871

PHILIPPINES - Other / Non-EU Country

Mr Noel A. Padre

Main Contact, Depart. Agriculture

Assistant Secretary-designate for Policy, Research and Development in concurrent capacity as Director

Policy Research Service

Elliptical Road, Diliman – Quezon City

Mrs Maria Lourdes C. Santiago

Acting Deputy Director-General

Field Regulatory Operations Office Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health
Civic Drive, Filinvest Corporate City Alabang 1780 Muntinlupa

Contact Details

Please send copy to his office as follows:

Please send copy to his office as follows:
Tel:  +632 929 8247
Fax: +632 920 4084

Tel:  +632 857 1985
Fax: +632 807 0751


Mrs Anna Sergeevna Prokhorova

Deputy Head

Department for cooperation with WTO and other international organizations of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor)

Contact Details

Tel: +7 495 607 80 76

SENEGAL - Other / Non-EU Country

Mr Amadou DIOUF


Codex Alimentarius Committee

Contact Details

Tel: + 221 33 824 64 63 (principal number)

Tel: + 221 33 825 40 07

SINGAPORE - Other / Non-EU Country

Mr Tan Han Kiat

Singapore Food Agency (SFA)

Alternate contact:

Ms Charissa Lee

Singapore Food Agency (SFA)