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.
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.