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PESTICIDE AND FOOD SAFETY IN AFRICA

Pesticides are a group of chemicals that are applied to crops in farm or store for protection and enhanced productivity and marketability. However, safety aspects are not taken into consideration.

In this report published last year, Adewunmi and Fapohunda  looked into the issue and made a critical observations.

 

Please see

NEW ZEALAND FELLOWSHIP FOR NIGERIAN ACADEMICS 2019

NEW ZEALAND Scholarship
2019
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Programme outline
The New Zealand Aid Programme offers scholarships to potential applicants from eligible
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• Scholarships available
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Scholarships available
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Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia,
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“We want scholars who are interested in studying subjects that can improve the social and
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Application process
Selection Preferences The New Zealand Aid Programme is guided by both the Priority
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Contact
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FOOD SAFETY EQUIPMENT EXHIBITION, AFRICA 2019

2019 Food & Hospitality Africa Exhibition in Johannesburg, South …
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CONFERENCE PLAN AFMASS EA 2019 | Africa Food Manufacturing …
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Africa Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit Conferences & Exhibitions … Milling & Processing Equipment, Packaging, Food Safety & more for Africa’s food … AFMASS Eastern Africa Conference & Exhibition 2019 is planned for May 16-18, …
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AFMASS Southern Africa Conference & Exhibition 2019 is planned for … Milling & Processing Equipment, Packaging, Food Safety & more for Africa’s food …
Kenya FOODAGRO 2019 – International Food Show Africa – Expogroup
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FOODAGRO AFRICA 2019 will showcase top products, equipment and … Food & Beverage; Food Ingredients; Catering & Hotel Supplies; Processing & …
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JOIN YPARD, CONNECT WITH NIRSAL–MESSAGE TO NIGERIAN YOUTHS

Youths In Agriculture | NIRSAL
https://www.nirsal.com/youths-in-agriculture.php
Youths are the successor farming generation and therefore the future of food security in Nigeria. The ageing … There is therefore a pressing need to engage the youth in ways that they can see a promising future in Agriculture as well as to influence them to pursue careers in agriculture-based industries. … 2019 NIRSAL.
Nigeria | YPARD | Young Professionals for Agricultural Development
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The country has a long history of agricultural exploits before the discovery of crude oil which … YPARD Nigeria is a network of active young Nigerians interested in the … Tony Elumelu Foundation — Entrepreneurship Program for Africans 2019.

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FURTHER NOTES ON NEW AFLATOXIN- PRODUCING SPECIES

The report of the new aflatoxin producing species  Aspergillus  korhogoensis, was confirmed to belong to distinct clade and heterothallic. The isolates were able to produce B and G aflatoxin, aspergillic acid, cyclopiazonic acid aflavarins,  asparazones and other metabolites.

 

This finding has further increased the need to be extravigilant in food safety across West African sub region  and the world in general

The publication by Carvagal-Campos  et al 2017 was published in  TOXINS. For more please visit

http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6651/9/11/353/htm

 

 

Nov 12 2017

Conference for Food Protection 2018

This Conference takes place in the USA in 2018. Get prepared and meet experts in analyses and certification

 

For more , please visit

http://www.foodprotect.org/

 

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