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Call for applications: Managing food safety and quality in small-scale food processing for RTB value chains in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food safety concerns are a growing focus in Africa, as elsewhere in the world. Food borne illnesses are a preventable and under-reported public health problem. These illnesses are a burden on public health and contribute significantly to the cost of health care. They also present a major challenge to certain groups of …

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The SPHI 2017 Photo Contest Winners

This year, SPHI’s Photo Contest had a total submission of 79 eligible photographs. A select judging panel were tasked with coming up with 12 winners for the four categories, read more on the categories here. The people’s choice award was selected during the meeting. This is a presentation on all …

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Food and Nutritional Evaluation Laboratory bakers’ training


By Martin Monari and Lilies Gachanja  In 2014, International Potato Center (CIP) established the The Food and Nutritional Evaluation Laboratory (FANEL) to develop shelf-storable orange-fleshed sweetpotato purée. The laboratory was set up to increase regional capacity to carry out food science and nutrition analysis. To increase regional capacity to carry out …

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