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Battle plan Burkina Faso: government, farmers and industry fight aflatoxin in food

ReCMA–BF is out to beat aflatoxin: the sum is greater than its parts as Burkina Faso rallies to fight aflatoxin contamination in joint action. The country has enlisted Aflasafe BF01 as a co-combatant, as it continues to raise awareness of the toxic enemy at the gate. With momentum growing in this unified national campaign against …

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 …

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 …

Pre-commercialisation partnerships and training in Tanzania to get Aflasafe TZ01 to thousands of farmers

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together,” says the proverbial wisdom – but by joining hands with our partners in Tanzania, we’re going both further and faster – together. The good news on Aflasafe as a way to fight aflatoxin continues to spread in leaps and …

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 …

Royal ambassadors for Aflasafe BF01: Kings join the fight against aflatoxin in Burkina Faso

En français Aflatoxin is a slow and hidden killer, so to stop it in its tracks we need more than just a top-notch product. Aflasafe BF01 is a leader in its field – but it needs leaders in the field to become its champions. We have been supporting ongoing demonstrations and training days in farmers’ …

Ambassadeurs royaux de l’Aflasafe BF01 : Les rois se joignent à la lutte contre les aflatoxines au Burkina Faso

In English PDF imprimable L’aflatoxine est un tueur lent et caché. Pour arrêter sa propagation ravageuse, il nous faut plus qu’un produit de première qualité. Aflasafe BF01 est reconnu comme un leader dans la lutte contre les aflatoxines – mais il a besoin de leaders qui agiront comme ses champions dans le domaine. Nous soutenons …

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 …