The Acting Head of Department, Food Service and Tourism, Dr. Olusegun Atanda, has been appointed as Lead Consultant for the Partnership for Aflatoxin Control Programme in Africa (PACA).

PACA was launched in 2011 and reports to the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).

The programme is a collaboration effort with the Mycotoxicology Society of Nigeria, of which Dr. Atanda is the President.

The Society is jointly funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Department for International Development (DFID).