Towards professionalizing—not criminalizing—informal sellers of milk and meat in poor countries
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Towards professionalizing—not criminalizing—informal sellers of milk and meat in poor countries

Researchers from ILRI and partners have developed and piloted an institutional innovation—a training, certification and branding scheme for informal value chain actors—with good potential to improve the safety of animal-source foods sold in informal markets. Past development policy often focused on formal markets, which at best meant neglect of informal markets and often resulted in harassment and penalties for informal agents. Continue reading

Reducing human exposure to aflatoxins in poor countries: Towards new technologies and practices
A4NH / Agri-Health / Animal Products / Consumption / Dairying / Food Safety / FSZ / Human Health / ILRI / Report / Spotlight / Value Chains

Reducing human exposure to aflatoxins in poor countries: Towards new technologies and practices

A new paper describes and assesses the strength of a theory of change for how adoption of farm-level technologies and practices for aflatoxin mitigation can contribute to reductions in aflatoxin exposure among consumers in a market context. Continue reading