aflatoxins

Explainers

Water, heat and lime transform grain in a traditional Central American maize processing method.

In the media

Source: France 24 (19 Nov 2019)

B.M. Prasanna, Director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program, speaks on CIMMYT’s work to help farmers in the context of the aflatoxin crisis in Kenya.

Publications

This research is especially significant for countries where the health burdens of exposure to aflatoxin and prevalence of vitamin A deficiency converge with high rates of maize consumption.

Nutrition, health and food security
Nutrition, health and food security
Nutrition, health and food security
News

Modern nixtamalization technology could increase maize uses and offer Kenyans invaluable benefits.