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LINKING FOOD SECURITY AND HEALTH
LINKING FOOD SECURITY AND HEALTH
LINKING FOOD SECURITY AND HEALTH
LINKING FOOD SECURITY AND HEALTH
LINKING FOOD SECURITY AND HEALTH
LINKING FOOD SECURITY AND HEALTH
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LINKING FOOD SECURITY AND HEALTH

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linking food security and health,controlling diseases to improve agricultural productivity …

linking food security and health,controlling diseases to improve agricultural productivity

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  • 1. ByR.Djouaka, O. Coulibaly IITA Benin
  • 2. Food Security How to increase productivity ? -Land and water management - Agricultural inputs Agricultural -Work productivity (Man Power) Productivity  Improved agricultural techniques and technologies  Appropriate and adapted mechanization  Adequate water management and Farmers Health irrigation systems  Increased Pesticides/Fertilizers utilization  More labor and human migrations Resulting Health issues  Water borne diseases  Occupational health risk  Migration related diseases Key Public Health Concerns Malaria Pesticides HIV/AIDS toxicology
  • 3. Malariavectorcontrol Controlling malaria vectors in agriculture generated breeding sitesReducingSyntheticPesticides Sensitizing farmers and developing Pant Based insecticides (PBI) as alternative against agriculture pests and for vector control
  • 4. Understandingmechanisms of insecticide 1 resistance We analyze the implication of the massive use of agricultural synthetic pesticides in the selection of insecticide resistance in malaria vectorsGeno-toxicity of pesticide 2 residues We use the Allium Cepa model to analyze the chromosomal aberrations likely to occur in farmers as a results of the massive synthetic pesticides utilization.
  • 5. PlantExtractions 3 for PBI Producing plant based Plant Based Insecticides (PBI) for malaria vector control and agricultural pests Local production 4 of RUTF Fighting malnutrition through locally produced Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF)

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