Updated Aug 11, 2020

Dry chain management for reducing aflatoxin in maize

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https://csisa.org/

Timothy j. Krupnik

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Pre-harvest aflatoxin levels can be reduced with better fertilizer management and post-harvest aflatoxin levels can be reduced by taking maize grain off the cob and sun drying the grain before storage.

Stage 2: Research & Development

Focus Areas:

Agriculture, Cultivation & Tools, Seeds & Stock and 2 MoreSEE ALL

Agriculture, Cultivation & Tools, Seeds & Stock, Soil Management and Agriculture Water ManagementSEE LESS

Implemented In:

India, Nepal and Bangladesh

India, Nepal and BangladeshSEE LESS

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Countries Implemented In
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Problem

Aflatoxin contamination of maize and the associated food chain in Nepal.

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Solution

Actionable, simple, and easy to implement farm-level management solutions to aflatoxin in maize.

Target Beneficiaries

Farmers, feed mill industry, consumers.

Competitive Advantage

The innovation is extremely simple and easy for farmers to implement without large additional costs.

Milestone

Date Unknown
Funds RaisedVERIFIED
TITLECSISA
TYPEGrant
FOCUS AREAS
Agriculture, Cultivation & Tools, Seeds & Stock and 2 more SEE ALL
Agriculture, Cultivation & Tools, Seeds & Stock, Soil Management and Agriculture Water Management SEE LESS
Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In
Bangladesh
Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In
Nepal
Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In
India