Mozambique Aflatoxin Study
On October 22nd, NIL in collaboration with Lúrio University (UniLúrio), the National Institute of Health (INS), the Association for Food and Nutrition Security (ANSA), and the University of Georgia, launched a study on the “Evaluation of the Relationship Between Aflatoxin Exposure and Stunting in 10 Districts of Nampula Province, Mozambique”. This project aims to assess the aflatoxin levels in children 6 to 59 months old in Nampula as well as enumerate the association with stunting/height for age in the children. The project is being conducted through buy-in support from the USAID mission in Mozambique. Data collection will be taking place in Nampula Province, specifically in the districs of Angoche, Larde, Malema, Meconta, Mecuburi, Mogovolas, Moma, Monapo, Murrupula e Rapale.