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Food safety pact for transparent trade and aflatoxin-safe food in Ghana

What if commercial buyers could always be sure of what they are buying – including the invisible aflatoxin content of the produce they are paying for? And what if farmers could be sure of a fair price – reflecting the quality of their goods, and giving them an incentive to keep aflatoxin out? That’s the …

Evidence for Aflasafe’s impact on food safety keeps on growing: first trials in Mali and Rwanda, and new R&D publications

Aflasafe works to beat aflatoxin in food – but don’t just take our word for it! In fact, we can’t expect anyone to take our word from it, from farmers, to national regulatory authorities, to the pioneering companies commercialising Aflasafe as a product. That’s why a big part of our research and development (R&D) activities …

Food-safety pact in Ghana: MoU signed for aflatoxin-safe food at home and abroad

ACCRA, GHANA, 27th AUGUST 2019 – The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organisations. The joint MoU, signed on 21st August, aims to improve food safety in Ghana by tackling aflatoxin in food. Like many other afflicted countries in the tropics …

Coming together and laying the foundations for long-term sustainable Aflasafe GH02 commercialisation through strategic partnerships for aflatoxin awareness in Ghana

With a lot of help from our friends in Ghana, we’re not just getting by but finding somebody to love, making a host of yet more new and influential friends and swelling the ranks in Ghana’s fight against aflatoxin in food. The beginnings of an ocean of aflatoxin knowledge are slowly but steadily spreading across …

From zero to hero: building a national partnership for aflatoxin awareness across Ghana

In Ghana, as across the world, few people know about aflatoxin, though dangerous contamination is widespread in the country. Greater public awareness is essential if we are to successfully tackle the problem and create a sustainable future for solutions like Aflasafe. By working in partnership, we reach more people more effectively, and we give Ghanaians …

Dramatic demonstrations: aflatoxin testing and shared knowledge foster Aflasafe GH02 champions in Ghana

In the fight against aflatoxin, knowledge is our greatest power. Farmers, and all those who help them to supply Ghana’s food, need to know about the threat of contamination and how to beat it with Aflasafe. Expanding partnerships with development organisations, as well as agribusinesses and farmer groups, are helping us to reach more stakeholders …

Aflatoxin awareness and forming Aflasafe leaders: ‘royal’ approval from market queens in Ghana

For Aflasafe GH02 to have sustainable demand and support into the future, we need to create awareness of aflatoxin and Aflasafe in all sectors of society, and for key movers and shakers to take that knowledge and become champions of Aflasafe. Read on to discover how we’re using events to get the message out to …

Ghana’s grit, hard graft and great strides in aflatoxin awareness and Aflasafe GH02 partnerships

Let’s talk agribusiness: Aflasafe GH02 grafted onto the agro-input business in Ghana It’s action stations on several fronts for Aflasafe commercialisation in Ghana, with a special focus on aflatoxin awareness and Aflasafe training during the third quarter of 2018. Working with partners, we have made great strides in expanding knowledge of aflatoxin and the Aflasafe …

Getting to grips with aflatoxin in Ghana – Aflasafe GH02 launched, bags gold

Aflatoxin control: Whose responsibility? Positive change was in the air in Accra on the 29th of June 2018, at the official launch of Aflasafe GH02, where the question above was asked and clearly answered. Besides celebrating the advent and outstanding performance of Aflasafe in Ghana, discussants also got to grips with aflatoxin, deliberating on the …