It was organized by Delia Grace from the International Livestock Research Institute as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH)
Delia opened the session arguing the case for agricultural interventions for food safety.
The session drew on examples of aflatoxin control as an example of agriculture-based interventions for human health.
Five speakers ‘pitched’ their research initiatives to a panel representing investors and the audience. The pitches led in to a discussion on priorities to achieve health outcomes through research on food safety.
Poisons produced by fungi
IITA’s Fen Beed introduced participants to aflatoxins – poisons produced by Aspergillus species and infecting crops like maize, groundnut, nuts, spices and…
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