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Research Projects

Research conducted from 2013 to 2017 by USAID's Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Peanut Productivity and Mycotoxin Control.


  • AflaGoggles for Aflatoxin Detection
    AflaGoggles for Aflatoxin Detection
  • Ghana Peanut Value Chain Interventions
    Ghana Peanut Value Chain Interventions
  • Haiti Peanut Value Chain Interventions
    Haiti Peanut Value Chain Interventions
  • Interventions to Decrease Mycotoxin Risks
    Interventions to Decrease Mycotoxin Risks
  • Malnutrition Interventions
    Malnutrition Interventions
  • Mycotoxin Detection in Dried Blood
    Mycotoxin Detection in Dried Blood
  • Peanut Genomics
    Peanut Genomics
  • Peanut Varietal Development
    Peanut Varietal Development
  • RNAi Silencing of Aflatoxin
    RNAi Silencing of Aflatoxin
  • Southern Africa Peanut Value Chain Interventions
    Southern Africa Peanut Value Chain Interventions
  • Southern Africa Pre-harvest Value Chain Analysis
    Southern Africa Pre-harvest Value Chain Analysis

Focus

This grant for international research on groundnut addressed the following major themes:

  • Peanut production
  • Mycotoxin control
  • Seed production
  • Post-harvest handling and processing
  • Market opportunities
  • Gender
  • Instructional workshops and training

Cross-cutting areas such as gender equality, impacts of climate change, capacity building, and human nutrition & health featured prominently in all research.


Management Entity

University of Georgia, Athens GA USA

Focus Countries

Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, Uganda, and Zambia.

Award No.

AID-ECG-A-00-07-0001

Award Amount

$15,000,000


Program Director

Dr. Dave Hoisington

Assistant Director

Mr. James Rhoads, MS