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An over view of the well-attended parallel session with over 200 participants.

Yes! We are winning in the fight to reduce aflatoxin contamination in key staple crops in Africa

A three-hour symposium was organized by IITA and several other stakeholders to discuss the ongoing efforts and progress made to reduce aflatoxin contamination on key staple crops in Africa and how the various stakeholders can synergize and strengthen these efforts.

Picture of Dr Ranajit Bandyopadhyay addresses participants at the aTTC project launch in IITA, Ibadan.

aTTC project set to multiply yields and income of smallholder farmers

Triple yields with a better income await maize and groundnut smallholder farmers, thanks to a project—aflasafe Technology Transfer and Commercialization (aTTC)—that will facilitate farmers’ access to aflasafeTM, an innovative solution for the control of aflatoxin. The aTTC project was launched at IITA, Ibadan, on 1 December to create awareness about the technology, and look for…

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