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Free e-version of book on food safety in informal markets in sub-Saharan Africa now available

The book, Food Safety and Informal Markets: Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa, based on ILRI-led research, is now open access. Continue reading

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Safe Food, Fair Food project trains Tanzanian students and lab technicians on milk quality testing

Four university students and three laboratory technicians from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Morogoro and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in Moshi, Tanzania successfully completed a week-long training workshop on microbiological assessment of milk quality and safety. Continue reading

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Safe and fair poultry in Mozambique

Contributed by Saskia Hendrickx On 29 November 2013, ILRI Mozambique hosted a one-day meeting in Maputo to present the results of the study “Pre-requisites for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points in small-scale poultry production and processing in Maputo, Mozambique” by Anabela dos Muchangos (Safe Food, Fair Food 2008-2011); discuss the recommendations of the study and … Continue reading

Agri-Health / Animal Products / Côte d’Ivoire / East Africa / Food Safety / Health (human) / Southern Africa / West Africa / zoonotic diseases

1st African Regional Conference of the International Association on Ecology and Health

Don’t miss the first-ever joint conference dedicated to improve public health and ecology from 1 to 5 October 2013 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire! It is co-organized by Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire (CSRS), Safe Food, Fair Food project partner in West Africa. The objective of this meeting is to contribute to the … Continue reading

Agri-Health / Animal Products / East Africa / Food Safety / Health (human) / Southern Africa / West Africa / zoonotic diseases

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Maasai father and son tend to their cattle in their paddock in Kitengela, Kenya (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). Brucellosis, also referred to as undulant fever, is a highly contagious zoonotic disease caused by the microorganism Brucella which infects multiple animal species including cattle, sheep, pigs, small ruminants, camels, water buffaloes and yaks. Brucellosis affects…

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Safe Food, Fair Food project communication now available in English, French and Portuguese

During our writeshop in November 2012, some of the outputs we finalized were a poster (see below) and a factsheet for a wider dissemination of our project goals and achievements. We took advantage of the linguistic diversity of our group’s participants and the factsheet was translated in Portuguese and French to address the non-Anglophone countries … Continue reading

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Safe Food Fair Food writeshop

Hosted by the colleagues from the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques (CSRS), a 10-member team from East, West and Southern Africa came to Grand Bassam near Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire for a writeshop from 5 to 9 November 2012. The main objective of the writeshop was to review and finalize a series of publications that are … Continue reading