Linkages Between Research, Media and Advocacy

Blessed is the hand that giveth: A call to philanthropy in Kenya

Development Foundation shows that Kenya’s philanthropic report card is littered with Ds and Es, failing miserably on altruism and brotherliness. Not to say that Kenyans do not give big, because they do. One just has to look at the overwhelming response to the 2011 ‘Kenyans for Kenya’ campaign, where over Sh600 million was raised to […]

Step up efforts against aflatoxin-Farmers urge govt

Farmers in the Brong Ahafo region have commended government and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) for their effort in the fight against Aflatoxin but urges government to step it’s effort up further in order to stem its effect on crops drastically. Speaking at a workshop attended by smallholder farmers, food sellers, agro processors and other players […]

Increase Funding To Control Aflatoxin Contamination

Government has been urged to increase funding to the Food Research Institute (FRI) to control aflatoxins contamination of maize and other food products in the country. SEND Ghana, a non-governmental organisation gave the advice in a policy brief on study on aflatoxins in the Brong-Ahafo Region. The study titled: “Reducing aflatoxins in maize to improve […]

Agric Ministry told to treat exposure of aflatoxin as major health issue

Mr George Anyebuno, Head of the Aflatoxin Laboratory of the Food Research Institute (FRI) has called on the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), the Grains Development Board and the Ministry of Health to treat the exposure to aflatoxins as a major public health issue. He said these organizations should also incorporate prevention and control […]