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A Supply Chain Management Perspective on Mitigating the Risks of Counterfeit Products

A Supply Chain Management Perspective on Mitigating the Risks of Counterfeit Products is a report published by the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection at Michigan State University. This resource explains how supply chain management can be the first step in preventing product counterfeiting when conducting business overseas. This report opens in PDF.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 5, 2015

Tags: Security and Risk Management

Anti-Counterfeit Strategy for Brand Owners

Anti-Counterfeit Strategy for Brand Owners is a report published by the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection at Michigan State University. This report provides a business solution for managing the risks of product counterfeiters. Advice on protecting your brand is provided alongside other solutions to mitigate risks. This resource opens in PDF.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 5, 2015

Tags: Security and Risk Management

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) provides strategic insights and policy solutions to current and emerging global issues. Users can find analyses about regional affairs, international stability, and political risk. In addition, insights about longer-range consequences of current practices and policies such as global aging and energy are available.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 5, 2015

Tags: Global Threats and Political Risk

Economic Research Service: Food Security & Hunger

Provided by the United States Department of Agriculture, the Economic Research Service provides analyses of the economic issues affecting the safety of the United States food supply. The Food Security & Hunger section of the site provides recent news briefs, publications on the topic, and statistics on food security in the U.S. and world.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 5, 2015

Tags: Food Security

Ernst & Young: Global Bribery and Corruption Fraud Risks

This resource, maintained by Ernst & Young, provides information on effectively managing anti-fraud programs. The site also offers many reports in PDF regarding global fraud risks and bribery issues within businesses. Publications by Ernst & Young give a global perspective on risks affecting business and provide strategies on how to deal with fraud and bribery risks.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 5, 2015

Tags: Security and Risk Management

Euler Hermes Weekly Export Risk Outlook

Euler Hermes, a trade credit insurance company, provides weekly information updates on economic and geopolitical events that impact world trade conditions. This weekly bulletin also investigates specific countries and trade conditions that may impact exports in emerging countries. Country risk ratings are also available and can be viewed in the format of a world risk map.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 5, 2015

Tags: Global Threats and Political Risk

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

The role of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is to assess and communicate risks associated with the European food chain. The EFSA provides independent scientific advice and clear communication on existing and emerging risks to food safety. Home page links to news, opinion, events, and key topics related to food safety.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 5, 2015

Tags: Food Security

Global Alert and Response (GAR)

A sub-entity of the World Health Organization, Global Alert and Response (GAR) aims to alert users to epidemics and other public health emergencies and provide an effective international system for coordinated response. The site presents disease outbreak news, GAR publications, and videos.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 7, 2015

Tags: Crisis and Emergency Management

Global Monitoring for Food Security (GMFS)

Global Monitoring for Food Security (GMFS) is funded by the European Space Agency and provides early warning, agricultural mapping, and crop yield assessment services in support of food security monitoring activities in Africa. Publications are available on the site and the "Catalogue" section contains interactive maps for GMFS areas.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 5, 2015

Tags: Food Security

International Risk Management Institute (IRMI)

The International Risk Management Institute (IRMI) contains a broad scope of resources related to minimizing the risks associated with doing business. Along with access to seminars and expert commentary, a newsletter is provided to those who wish to sign up for a free subscription.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 7, 2015

Tags: Security and Risk Management

Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)

Established in 1985 by the United States Department of State, the Overseas Security Advisory Council's main goal is to foster the exchange of security information between the United States Government and private companies operating abroad. The website promotes the dissemination of unclassified information to the general public on security related incidents and threats overseas. Organizational registration is required to access files.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 7, 2015

Tags: Global Threats and Political Risk

Ready Business

Provided by the United States Department of Homeland Security, Ready Business provides guidelines that business owners and managers can follow to prepare for emergencies, such as a terrorist attack, tornado, fire, or flood.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 5, 2015

Tags: Crisis and Emergency Management

Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

The Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS) focuses on issues concerning competitive intelligence, international risk management, and conflicts. Although the site is focused on European and American issues, it has globally-focused publications and archived material available.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 5, 2015

Tags: Security and Risk Management

Security Management Online

Security Management Online is the online version of the monthly magazine Security Management. In addition to the articles of the magazine, this site features a market place, podcasts, forums, events, and a newsletter subscription.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 7, 2015

Tags: Security and Risk Management

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

The official website of the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) provides a wide range of information regarding the food security issues in developing countries. Readers have access to articles regarding food security for different countries and regions. Various publications on food security and links to agriculture statistics are also available.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 7, 2015

Tags: Food Security

The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)

The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) is a non-profit educational organization committed to saving lives and protecting property during emergencies and disasters. The website provides related news and detailed information regarding the events held by the IAEM, as well as email discussion groups to promote professional communication on related topics.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 7, 2015

Tags: Crisis and Emergency Management

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks policy solutions to end malnutrition and poverty. Research is organized by topic or specific country, and the site also provides the latest news and events relating to food policy. Research includes publications, data sets, models and simulations, and videos about food security.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 7, 2015

Tags: Food Security

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): International Affairs

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) supplies a website pertaining to food safety procedures, produce regulations and policies, food recalls, and food defense and emergency response information. This website also provides specific information regarding importing agricultural products into the United States, including inspection standards and guidelines for exporting U.S. agricultural products.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 7, 2015

Tags: Food Security

United States: FoodSafety.gov

FoodSafety.gov is a gateway website that provides links to selected United States government food-safety related information. Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the site provides recent recalls and alerts, tips to keep food safe, risk information, and food poisoning information. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 16, 2016

Tags: Country Specific , Food Security , United States

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