International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a non-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, IITA improves livelihoods, enhances food and nutrition security, increases employment, and preserves natural resource integrity.

Role in the project

Project Coordinator
WP 6 Leader: “Project Coordination and Management”
WP 7 Leader: “Ethics requirements”
Task 3.3 Leader: “Development of a “mezzanine” approach for the integration of the informal sector to food safety systems”
Task 4.1 Leader of use case 1 (UC1): “Sustainable Aflatoxin Management through a Breeding, capacity strengthening and Food Convergence Innovation approach”

Addressing Food Safety Challenges in the African Informal sector through innovative strategies and use cases

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