The Africa Food Safety Initiative (AFSI) is a program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) that supports African Regional Economic Communities and the African continent represented by the Africa Union to attain the capacity to meet international agricultural trade standards.

AFSI focuses on science-based regulatory frameworks including those for harmonization and convergence of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards, of maximum pesticide residue levels (MRLs), and other food safety measures. These activities benefit farmers and consumers, while sustaining the environment and economies. In collaboration with the University of Missouri and USDA, and other partners, UMAP-Ghana facilitates and convenes stakeholder consultations, engages relevant technical expertise and supports joint design and delivery of capacity building programs and development of relevant tools and frameworks in all relevant regions and member countries.