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As an Agro-Optimist I participated in the Aflasafe Project introduced by International Institute of Agriculture ( IITA AgResults Alflasafe challenge project ), and, I was trained to implement and to scale up the challenge.
Aflasafe means "Aflatoxin safe" Aflatoxins fungi are found in the soil and often contaminate crops in the field, at harvest and during storage . Aflatoxin is the major cause of liver cancer. It also reduces (crops and livestock) farm produce, causes infertility in women and stunts the growth of children if consumed.
We completed the aflasafe project by training above 100 small holders women farmers and development of safe
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