Ghana’s Groundnuts

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Seminar on Aflatoxins in Groundnuts

GSSP organized a seminar today to share the findings from a recent study examining aflatoxins and quality institutions in the groundnut value chain.  Aflatoxin is a toxic, carcinogenic by-product of fungi that colonizes maize and groundnuts, among other crops.  More than 4.5 billion people in developing countries may be chronically exposed to aflatoxin in their >> Read more