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Cover for Food-based, low-cost strategies to combat micronutrient deficiencies: evidence-based interventions in Lesotho and Malawi.

The combined effects of HIV infection, food insecurity and malnutrition have fuelled adult death rates across southern Africa, causing an alarming increase in the number of orphans. The long illness commonly associated with HIV infection affects productivity, drains family resources and erodes...

Author(s)
Aphane, J. M.; Pilime, N.; Saronga, N. J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937140)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycotoxin contamination in food systems in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Mycotoxin contamination of food systems is a major problem in many countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. Most diets in the region are maize based, but cassava, sorghum, millet and peanuts also are important. These food systems are susceptible to aflatoxins, fumonisin B1, zearalenone and...

Author(s)
Siame, B. A.; Nawa, I. N.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter