Aflatoxin Policy and Program for the East Africa Region (APPEAR)

APPEAR will provide a comprehensive package of training, technical assistance and pilot operational research activities relevant and/or required to the EAC health, agriculture, trade and environment units, and member state principals responsible for policy and program design, dissemination and implementation.

Goals

The project aims to achieve the following:

  • Technical papers in key aflatoxin areas developed. These technical papers will be used to inform the process of attaining policy documents that address aflatoxin matters in various sectors.
  • Strong policies within the East African Region aimed at abating aflatoxin developed.
  • Identify strains across the east African countries that can be used for a regional bio control product.
  • Strengthened in-country capacity to advance mycotoxin management initiatives.

Contact

Charity Mutegi

Project duration

Start: 01 July 2013
End: 30 June 2017

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