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AFLATOXIN Country Assessment Report–Nigeria

COUNTRY ASSESSMENT REPORT OF AFLATOXIN CONTAMINATION AND CONTROL IN NIGERIA——–A SUMMARY   The Country Assessment of Aflatoxin prevalence and Prevention in Nigeria was  released in 2013. The document, was submitted by Abt Associates, and prepared for the Meridian Institute in support of the partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA). Funding was from the Bill […]

Two billion people suffer from hidden hunger

The number of people under malnutrition is estimated to be about 800 million. This number does not give the whole picture as the number of people under “hidden hunger” is estimated to be two billion. Eighteen out of the twenty countries suffering from this problem are in Sub-Saharan Africa. The term hidden hunger means people […]

News: Mycotoxins predicted to become more prevalent due to climate changes, will have greater impact on rumen function

Mycotoxins, often one of the most neglected considerations in ruminant diets, should be a major animal health and welfare concern in modern animal husbandry, according to one leading researcher and veterinarian. “Under the conditions of modern agricultural practice, mycotoxin contamination of feed materials cannot entirely be avoided,”… Read more en.engormix.com

Kenyan farmers lose GM battle

Farmers Lose Court Battle to Block Lifting of GMO Ban Source: Business Daily (20 Oct 2015) Author: Maureen Kakah A group of Kenyan farmers, the Kenya Small Scale Farmers Forum, has suffered its second defeat after the High Court declined to issue orders halting plans to lift the ban on genetically modified (GM) foods. The […]

A NEW PARTY FROM THE PDP

It is clear that the PDP in Nigeria will give rise to a new party very soon as notable members are now strategizing on the way forward for the party following its relocation from the government to the opposition. One of the options being considered is the floating of a new political party that will […]