International Thematic Network - MYTOX-SOUTH: Partnership to improve food security & food safety in developing countries: mitigation of mycotoxins

Date
January 2017 to December 2022
Keywords
food safety
food quality
food security
mycotoxins
Institutions
University of Nairobi (Kenya)
Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia)
University of Johannesburg (South Africa)
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (Nigeria)
University of Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe)
Lilongwe University of Agricultural Natural Resources (Malawi)
McPherson University (Nigeria)
Partnership for Aflatoxin Control – PACA (Tanzania)
Stellenbosch University (South Africa)
Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha (Tanzania)
Federal University of Technology, Minna (Nigeria)
Gulu University (Uganda)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) (Ghana)
Research fields
Agriculture and Food Sciences

The University of Ghent announced the approval of the International Thematic Network on Partnership to improve food security and food safety in developing countries: mitigation of mycotoxins -MYTOX-SOUTH.

MYTOX-SOUTH is a partnership to improve food security & food safety through mitigation of mycotoxins at global level with the following long term goals:

  • BUILDING HUMAN CAPACITY
  • BRIDGING THE GAP
  • CREATING A SUSTAINABLE NETWORK, MYTOX-SOUTH

 

This international network is a worldwide expansion of the association research platform (AOP) ‘Mycotoxins and Toxigenic Moulds’ (MYTOX), founded at UGent in 2007. MYTOX is a well-structured multidisciplinary research group that strives to solve mycotoxin problems, and is able to provide the most adequate strategies and solutions for different stakeholders.

Fieldwork/Training/Topics

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