Did you know

The AOAC Africa Section won the 2022 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Section of the Year Award,
which recognizes the role AOAC Sections play in advancing analytical excellence in the areas of
food safety, food integrity, and public health.

The African Section of the AOAC serves as an effective vehicle to drive the improvement of analytical competence and capabilities as well as improving the standards and performance of food testing labs in this region – be it private, research, academic or Government. This platform can also foster more public-private engagements, bringing tremendous benefits for the consumers and economies in this region


‘AOAC INTERNATIONAL African Section is a leading Regional Professional Scientific Association, building confidence in analytical results.


The Section is dedicated to promoting and advancing the knowledge and best practices in the analytical sciences’ in our Region.


This Section aims to achieve its goals through collaboration, training & education, analytical methods development & harmonisation, the extension of the scope of Official Methods (to include indigenous foods where required) and to serve as an independent and impartial scientific advisory body.