The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development
Interview with Dr. Adebowale Akande Agribusiness specialist at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Nigeria.

Dr. Adebowale Akande was interviewed during the 2nd African Symposium on Mycotoxicology entitled “Mitigating mycotoxin contamination in the African food and feed chain” (24 – 27 June 2018. Mombasa, Kenya).

He answers following questions:

  • What is the business opportunity of modern food technologies?
  • Do we need a new attractive label for traditional food?
  • What is the potential of geno-typing African crops?
  • Is biopiracy a danger?
  • Is safe food mainly a concern of the urban upper class?
  • What is the market potential of traditional food for the Nigerian Diaspora?