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Communiqué: PACA Interim Steering Committee Ibadan, Nigeria 25‐27 June 2012 Meeting Outcomes
On 25-27 June 2012, the Interim Steering Committee (SC) of the Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA) conducted its second meeting in Ibadan, Nigeria. The meeting built on the outcomes of its first meeting, ...
AFLATOXIN CONTROL: BACKGROUND AND KEY PRINCIPLES AS WE WORK TOWARDS A HOLISTIC APPROACH FOR AFLATOXIN CONTROL IN AFRICA
The Aflatoxin problem is a cross-cutting issue that is undermining public health and development efforts. Aflatoxins themselves are highly toxic, cancer causing fungal metabolites known to cause immune-system suppression, ...
Aflatoxin Impacts and Potential Solutions in Agriculture, Trade, and Health
Aflatoxins are naturally occurring toxins produced by certain fungi, most importantly Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus. Aflatoxins contaminate many African dietary staples such as maize, groundnuts, rice, ...