PMIL holds 2016 annual research meeting in Ghana
Five dozen project leaders, researchers and graduate students from across Africa and Haiti gathered for project updates, to visit test plots and tour research and production facilities. Over the course of the meeting, researchers traveled from Tamale south to Kumasi and on to Accra.
The director of the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, Stephen K. Nutsugah, welcomed the group in the opening session and stressed the importance of research and collaboration to close gaps in production and nutrition of smallholder farmers. Read more.
President Obama recognizes international development programs
Leaders of government and non-profit international development agencies celebrated programs like Feed the Future in a daylong Summit on Global Development on July 20 in Washington, D.C. Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab Director Dave Hoisington was invited to attend and hear President Obama speak. Read more.
New infographic stresses best practices to limit aflatoxin
Aflatoxin contamination can cost smallholder farmers at the market and leave them with potentially dangerous food to feed their families, but a few simple techniques have been proven to reduce the likelihood and severity of contamination.
The Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab has created an infographic to relay that important information to farmers and consumers in partner countries around the world using limited written language.
The graphic relies on images, but also is translated into several languages and dialects. Read more or download the graphic in English or another language.