V.Atakos (CCAFS)

Photo V.Atakos (CCAFS)

Kenyan Government approves use of Aflasafe KE01 to fight aflatoxins

 For the first time, Kenyan farmers will have access to a product that can dramatically reduce aflatoxin contamination. During the 127th meeting of the Board of Management, the Pest Control Products Board (PCPB) held on 29 June 2015 granted full registration status to the biocontrol product Aflasafe KE01™, with the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) as the… Read more »

Olive Thiong'o (CCAFS)

Photo Olive Thiong'o (CCAFS)

Poor Seed contributes to Food insecurity in COMESA region

Lack of quality and improved seeds in the COMESA region contributes to food insecurity and poverty, COMESA Assistant Secretary General, Administration and Finance Ambassador Nagla El- Hussainy has observed. Speaking at the official opening of the COMESA Seed  Harmonisation Implementation Plan (COMSHIP) Development Partners Meeting held on the 17th July, 2014 at Intercontinental Hotel in… Read more »