The focus countries (Uganda, Nigeria, Mali and Ethiopia) of Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) have included Aflatoxin issues during the training of Trainers and of farmers. SAA is doing extension work in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture of each country through Direction of Extension.They are sensitizing the Extension Agents/Officers and farmers on the issue during training and by using the AFB1-Screen -Rapid screening test kit for detection of Aflatoxin B1 in grains.
Sasakawa Africa Association, Ministry of Agriculture of Uganda, Nigera, Mali and Ethiopia
Survey of aflatoxins in groundnut, management of aflatoxins through varietial resistance and cultural practices to understand the opportunities and constraints of groundnut production in selected dry lands in Ethiopia.
This Integrated Global Breeding and Genomics Approach to Intensifying Peanut Production and Quality Project activities include: 1) Development of aflatoxin tolerant varieties (Breeding, screening). 2)Training/ awareness creation about the hazards of aflatoxin in food, feed and commerce. 3) Development of dissemination materials
Deploy our Lab-on-Mobile-Device platform on smartphones for use in Sub-Saharan smallholder farms and mills to quantify mycotoxins in grain and then develop an integrated new mobile ozone decontamination treatment system for infected material.
The Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA), Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture (REA), P.O. Box 3243, Roosevelt Street, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. T: 0115517700 | F: 0115182872 | E:email@example.com