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In Nigeria, there is high contamination of maize with unacceptably high levels of aflatoxin.
This contamination has harmful health effects for the consumers and negative economic consequences for the growers.
Bio control product Aflasafe, which reduces aflatoxin contamination of maize by 80% to 90% was developed by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and other partners in Nigeria.
The AgResults Aflasafe Project is providing incentives to smallholder farmers for adopting this biological control innovation.
AgResult focus on consumption and production impact of aflatoxin reduced maize.
Also creating innovation platform for off-taking of aflatoxin reduced maize in Nigeria.