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Stakeholders Meeting on Aflatoxin Reduction - Nairobi

Wednesday 19 October 2016, 08:30am - 01:00pm
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The Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) and Biosciences eastern and central Africa - International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub will hold a stakeholders meeting on 19th October 2016 at the ILRI, Nairobi, Kenya. The aim of the meeting is to share results from the Kenya component of the Capacity and Action for Aflatoxin Reduction in Eastern Africa (CAAREA) project.

The CAAREA project carried out research to address aflatoxin contamination in maize with financial support from the Australian Government through a partnership between the BecA-ILRI Hub and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). The activities were coordinated and implemented in Kenya by the BecA-ILRI Hub and KALRO with surveys and field trials being conducted in Kenya and Tanzania between 2011 and 2013. 

CAAREA researchers will share their findings with key regional/national policy makers and also engage with other researchers and potential donors to facilitate future partnerships on how to advance and/or disseminate the findings of the projects in order to enhance food safety in Eastern Africa.

Location : Nairobi, Kenya
Contact : Leah Ndungu


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