ANCAP research areas are pesticides and pollutants chemical analysis
ANCAP is a non-governmental, non-political, non-sectarian and non-profit making scientific body devoted to the study, promotion and development of the science of all aspects of chemical analysis of pesticides, including residue analyses, degradation and environmental fate with the overall objective of not only safeguarding public health and the environment, but also ensuring the safety of African agricultural and aquatic products thus making them competitive on the world market, thereby significantly contributing to the region’s poverty eradication endeavours.
AirAir pollutions resulting from burning of wastes and fuels
These include; indoor air pollutions from cooking, furans and dioxins
WaterContaminations from OCPs
Improved and efficient extraction methods are sort to give accurate results
Food stuffToxic residues from food stuff resulting from applications and processing of produces
Vegetables and fruits are among the samples for pesticides residues analysis.
EnvironmentAnalysis of sediments and soil samples
Fate of pesticides in the environment with regard to degradation, photolysis, adsorption, desorption etc