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 Ghana Peanut Value Chain Interventions Haiti Peanut Value Chain Interventions Interventions to Decrease Mycotoxin Risks Malnutrition Interventions Mycotoxin Detection in Dried Blood Peanut Genomics Peanut Varietal Development RNAi Silencing of Aflatoxin Southern Africa Peanut Value Chain Interventions Southern Africa Pre-harvest Value Chain Analysis
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
- 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.
Dr. Dave Hoisington
Mr. James Rhoads, MS