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Win-win ‘just add water’ wonder! Lowering Aflasafe production costs, while assuring quality

“It’s like instant coffee. For a quick cup of coffee, you just mix it with water, and there you have it – you don’t need a plantation to grow the coffee beans yourself.” — Dr Alejandro Ortega-Beltrán, Aflasafe R&D Aflasafe manufacturers anywhere in Africa can now receive enough concentrated aflatoxin-busting active ingredients to protect an …

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 …

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 …

Aflasafe™ march fighting aflatoxin in Nigeria’s food goes from strength to strength

It’s a Yes! to Aflasafe from significant movers and shakers in high places The Government of Nigeria will continue its Aflasafe™ programme which the federal government has been implementing since late 2017. This continuation was re-affirmed by the Honourable Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, at a May press briefing following the …

Malawi: Aflasafe launch alongside handover of aflatoxin testing laboratory, commercialisation next

Aflasafe MWMZ01 and Aflasafe MW02 have been launched in Malawi and are off to a flying start, with powerful supporters, eager partners and improved infrastructure beside them in the fight against aflatoxin. The launch, on 10th April 2019 in Lilongwe, was part of a joyful celebration of the first fruits of a major collaboration for …

Private sector powering an Aflasafe™ revolution in Nigeria to fight aflatoxin in food

Harvestfield Industries joins hands with R&D partners and government to make aflatoxin history in Nigeria’s food and food products – smallholder farmers hold the key Nigeria is very special for Aflasafe, as the country of its birth. And when it comes to commercialising Aflasafe, Africa’s most populous nation can simply not be ignored. With a …

Pointers from Pakau Njogu, Gambia on Aflasafe SN01, and on fighting aflatoxin in food

Our continuing series of conversations with the ultimate Aflasafe users – smallholder farmers – took us to Pakau Njogu, in The Gambia’s Northern Region. Again, following on from M’bollet Ba, we learnt yet more new things about our product as farmers continue to teach us. Here is what they said, in their own authentic words. …

Senegal’s farmers take charge in fighting aflatoxin in food using Aflasafe SN01

As we continue our journey from the labs, factories and deal rooms where aflatoxin testing is done, Aflasafe manufactured and business deals made, just like farmers do, we crisscrossed between Senegal and The Gambia in search of what the ultimate users of Aflasafe have to say – the farmers. Having spoken to farmers in M’bollet …

A to Z to get Aflasafe TZ01 in the hands of Tanzanian farmers to fight deadly aflatoxin in groundnuts and maize

Ya Kiswahili Arusha, Tanzania, 07 May 2019 – Today marks an important milestone in Tanzania’s fight against deadly aflatoxin contamination in the country’s key foods – groundnuts and maize. A Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreement (TTLA) was signed to enable local production and distribution of Aflasafe TZ01 – an all-natural environmentally friendly product specially tailored for …

A to Z kutengeneza na kusambaza kizuizi cha sumu kuvu – Aflasafe TZ01 – kuzuia sumu kuvu hatari kwenye mahindi na karanga kwa ajili ya wakulima wa Tanzania

In English Arusha, Tanzania, 7 Mei 2019 – Leo inaashiria siku muhimu sana katika vita vya Tanzania dhidi ya sumu kuvu  hatari katika mazao ya vyakula muhimu ya nchi – karanga na mahindi. Mkataba wa Kuhamisha Teknolojia na Makubaliano ya Leseni (TTLA) ulisainiwa ili kuwezesha uzalishaji wa ndani na usambazaji wa kinga hii ya sumu …