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.


Charity Mutegi

Project duration

Start: 01 July 2013
End: 30 June 2017

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