EAC seeks funding from US for establishment of aflatoxin legal frame work

EAST AFRICA – The East African Community (EAC) is seeking Sh20 million (US$194,000) financing from US government to facilitate the crafting of a legal framework to guide the fight against cancer-causing toxins threatening the region’s […]

Ghana partners with Mexican government in technology to combat aflatoxin

GHANA – The Ghana Standard Authority (GSA) is partnering with the Mexican Government to introduce the Nixtamalisation technology in Ghana that aims at combating aflatoxin contamination in maize. The technology, which has been successfully utilised […]

Tanzanian firm to invest US$ 1.52m in developing tech to curb aflatoxin

TANZANIA – Tanzania’s A to Z Textile Mills has unveiled plans of investing US$1.52million (Tsh 3.5bn) in establishing a factory that will be producing Aflasafe, a technology to combat aflatoxin in grains and cereals. This […]

Tanzania launches US$34.11m project to combat aflatoxin and address food safety

TANZANIA – Tanzania has launched a new project through an investment worth US$34.11 million (TShs80 billion) that seeks to control Aflatoxin, reports Daily News. Speaking during the launch of the project dubbed as ‘Tanzania Initiative […]

Tanzania, IITA unveils new tech to combat aflatoxin

TANZANIA – Tanzania’s Ministry of Agriculture in partnership with The U.S. government in partnership and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), have unveiled AflasafeTZ, a technology to reduce aflatoxin contamination in human food and […]

East Africa to develop policy on aflatoxin to boost food security and safety

KENYA – The East African Community member (EAC) states have agreed on plans to develop a policy framework to address the human and animal health threat of aflatoxin contamination and boost food security, a NewTimes […]