Vivian Maduekeh

Vivian is the Founder and Managing Principal of Food Health Systems Advisory Africa (FHS Africa), which works towards improving food safety systems. Trained as food scientist, she worked for a time in quality control seeking to ensure the food her community ate was safe, which was a critical, and often ignored issue in Africa. She …

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Africa could feed the world, seriously

NIGERIA’S fledgling food export business was dealt a serious blow last year when the EU put a ban on beans imports – after over four times the acceptable amount of pesticide residue was detected. This comes after a previous ban on melon seeds for unacceptable levels of aflatoxin. The EU placed this sanction because within …

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Africa could feed the world – if it overcomes these key challenges

Nigeria’s fledgling food export business was dealt a serious blow last year when the EU put a ban on beans imports – after over four times the acceptable amount of pesticide residue was detected. This comes after a previous ban on melon seeds for unacceptable levels of aflatoxin. The EU placed this sanction because within two years, more than …

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Moms Around The World Teach Their Kids A Lot Of Cool Rules

Don't hit your sister! Veggies are good for you. No, we can't watch Frozen every night. No matter where you live around the globe, moms pretty much teach their children the same lessons. But in honor of Mother's Day, we wanted to track down a few of the world's more distinctive rules and customs. We asked four Aspen …

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