Launch of two new videos on aflatoxins in maize @ the PACA Partnership Platform Meeting

  • 03rd October 2018
  • by secretary
2-4 October 2018 Dakar, Senegal. Third PACA Partnership Platform Meeting. Theme: “Scaling-up Country-led Approaches for Sustainable Aflatoxin Mitigation in Africa ”

The prime Minister of Senegal Boun Abdallah opened the Third PACA Partnership Platform Meeting.

A delegation of the Government of Senegal including H.E. Prime Minister Boun Abdallah, H.E. Mme. Josefa Sacko. African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture., CTA Director Mickael Hailu and representatives of PACA visited the Access Agriculture booth at the Market place which demonstrated the just released two new videos on aflatoxins in maize.

They have been posted on the platform These videos are currently available in English and French. They are freely downloadable, also in 3gp format for mobile phone viewing.

The translation in a number of African languages are planned in the near future.

Maize that is poorly dried and stored will develop moulds. These moulds produce poisons, called aflatoxins.
Some moulds that live in the soil can infest your crop when it suffers from drought. They can secrete deadly poisons, called aflatoxins.

Please, kindly share the new videos with as many people as possible, using the various social media and email options provided at the right side of the screen on the website. Anyone interested in having these videos translated into other local languages, please