Free e-version of book on food safety in informal markets in sub-Saharan Africa now available

Safe Food, Fair Food

We are pleased to announce that the book, Food Safety and Informal Markets: Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Kristina Roesel and Delia Grace of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), is now freely available online as an open access resource.

The book was published in October 2014 and officially launched in January 2015. It highlights key messages of the ILRI-led Safe Food, Fair Food project (2008-2011) and 25 proof-of-concept studies on the safety of milk, meat and fish in eight countries across sub-Saharan Africa. The project was funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and implemented by local partners and students.

Access the PDF version of the book.

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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