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African Union Research Grants Success Stories

7 September 2017. African Union Research Grants Success StoriesThis leaflet highlights a number of success stories from the African Union Research Grants programme on Africa-Europe collaboration in research and innovation on food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture. [Image credit: CAAST-Net Plus] This booklet provides a glimpse of a selection of the joint Africa-EU initiatives […]

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Investment into landscape restoration for food security

13 September 2017. Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China. UNCCD COP13: ’Scaling-Up Investment into Land Restoration: Getting the Biggest Bang for the Buck’ (6-16 September ) Side event European Commission DG DEVCO “Investment into landscape restoration for food security, resilience and climate action – key element on the way forward to Land Degradation Neutrality” Land degradation is at […]

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4th East African Farmer Federation Congress

US ambassador Deborah R Malac 14-15 September 2017. Uganda. Muyonyo Speke Resort Hotel. The EAFF/East African Farmer Federation Congress organized its 4th conference on Small holder farmers to harness new investments; partnerships and innovations to enhance value chain ownership, productivity and market integration  A side event was held related to PAEPARD: Linking research to application […]

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Best poster award @ the MycoKey 2017 conference

14 September 2017. Ghent, Belgium. 1st MYCOKEY International Conference.  The best poster award offered by @Toxins_Mdpi went to @alegann from @CranMycology . Potential Biological Control Agents from Strains Isolated from Gm and Non-Gm Brazilian Maize for Control of Aspergillus flavus and Aflatoxin B1 Production. Contamination of maize by Aspergillus flavus and the production of aflatoxins imposes […]

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Aflatoxin Contamination in Foods and Feeds: A Special Focus on Africa

12 September 2017. Ghent, Belgium. 1st MYCOKEY International Conference. PAEPARD video interview with Dr. Njobeh Patrick Berka. “To better limit the socio-economic impact of mycotoxins in Africa, there is a necessity for the appropriate authorities and relevant stakeholders to sensitize the populace on mycotoxins and ensure effective measures are in place to restrain the menace […]

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