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Date Activities Sort descending Partners Funders Country/Region
Developing aflatoxin-free peanut-based recovery and functional food.

University of GeorgiaMakerere UniversityUniversity of Ghana

USAID Washington

Uganda
Enhancing the peanut value chain from processing to marketing peanuts and peanut products.

University of GeorgiaMakerere UniversityUniversity of Ghana; CSIR Food Research Institute

USAID Washington

Uganda
Foundation for Empowerment Uganda, trains farmers on post harvest handling of grains, proper storage for future use, and empowers farmers with information to transform lives. Uganda
2012 Holding a conference entitled ‘Processing for aflatoxin elimination in peanut products; hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) for the peanut processing industry’.

IUFoST; UIRIUniversity of GeorgiaMakerere UniversityVirginia Tech

Peanut CRSP

Uganda
2014-2016 Identification of aflatoxin working team for NARO-Uganda, Baseline surveys to identify the most prevalent

NARO-NaSARRI, NARO-NaCRRI, IITA and USDA

IITA

Uganda
Improving the health and livelihoods of people in East Africa by addressing aflatoxin and gender-related constraints in peanut production, processing and marketing.

Virginia TechMakerere UniversityKenya Agricultural Research InstituteICRISAT

USAIDVirginia Tech

Uganda
2013 Improving the health of people in East Africa by reducing aflatoxin levels in peanuts.

Makerere UniversityKARIVirginia TechPeanut CRSP

USAID

Uganda
2014-Ongoing PACA is supporting pilot countries, including Uganda, in conducting a country-led food safety system and aflatoxin situation analysis and action planning.

PACA, Government of the Republic of UgandaAfrican Union (AU) CommissionCommon Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)East African Community (EAC)

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Uganda
2013-2018 Provide gas tight storage bags to all grain traders, farmers , coffee exports so as to control the growth of molds through suffocation and also provide Aflotoxin test kits that provide results in just 5-10 minutes. www.grainpro.com

WFP- Uganda

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Uganda
2016-2018 Research on push-pull, a novel cropping system utilizing two companion plants has potential to provide striga, stem borer, and aflatoxin control.

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Kenya and Rothamsted Research, United Kingdom

McKnight foundation, European Union, World Food Programme

Uganda
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