Tanzania registers AflasafeTZ—the effective technology to combat aflatoxin

  • From

    International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

  • Published on

    22.11.18

  • Challenges

    Food Security, Health

  • Funders

    United States of America

The eagerly awaited registration of AfasafeTZ by the Tropical Pesticides Research Institute in Tanzania has been finalized. This paves the way for the local manufacturing and commercialization of this natural, safe, and effective technology that reduces aflatoxin contamination in foods and feeds by over 80% and its associated risks to the health and lives of human beings and livestock, and negative impact on trade and incomes of smallholder farmers.

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