Jan 2, 2011

Cassava News 89

For better impact, more women should be in politics – Saidat Oladunjoye
What we have in abundance in our area is cassava and fish. Hence, I want to ensure we harness them to the extent that we will begin to export them outside. ... See all stories on this topic »

You think that life is tough in Nigeria? Come to Liberia – Nancy Obi
Nigerian Compass (blog)
Those who plant cassava, rice; those are the predominant crops we have in Liberia. So we had this value addition programme where we taught them to go beyond ...
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Manning's Hill Road closure
Jamaica Observer
The roadways are Saxthorpe Avenue, Constant Spring Grove and Cassava Piece, roads that connect Constant Spring Road to Manning's Hill Road. ... See all stories on this topic »
Mozambique Cassava Crop Infected by Mosaic Virus, Noticias Says
By Fred Katerere - Fri Jan 14 08:34:19 GMT 2011 At least 20 percent of cassava plantations in the southern Mozambican district of Panda have been destroyed ... See all stories on this topic »

Hailstorm devastates Kanungu district
New Vision
Tusingwire said the most affected crops were bananas, sweet potatoes, cassava, yams, millet and maize fields. “There are fears that famine will strike the ... See all stories on this topic »
Peachy Bingo Play Made Easy
Bingo Port
This online site has been brought to you by Cassava enterprises who offer exciting gaming, fast payouts and great software. The design of this bingo site ... See all stories on this topic »
Wawase R/C JHS is Best Farmer
Modern Ghana
The school, which has seven acres of maize, cowpea, cassava, plantain and teak plantation, received a television set, a quantity of weedicide, ... See all stories on this topic »
DA: Eat root crops as rice alternative
Visayan Daily Star
DA regional information chief Juvy Gaton said the public should consider eating root crops like camote, cassava, taro, potatoes and yam, aside from banana ... See all stories on this topic »
Green Med Journal
Fresh produce Mediterranean quality, logistics, olive oil and a workshop on cassava will be the topics at the core of the 4th Green Med Forum, taking place ... See all stories on this topic »
Mercola.com Offers 50% Discount and Free Shipping on Cocoa Cassava 3-Packs
PR.com (press release)
Organic raw chia seeds are the latest addition to Dr. Mercola's New Organic Cocoa Cassava Bar, considered a “combination of health-promoting fiber, ... See all stories on this topic »
China aggressively adding cassava ethanol
Biofuels Digest
In China, after setting limitations on the use of cereals in ethanol production, China is aggressively developing a strategy for using cassava as a ... See all stories on this topic »
Pasela sustains family
Fiji Times
Pasela, a popular takeaway lunch option in Labasa Town comprise two pieces of fish, an egg and four pieces of cassava. The 50-year-old who lives at Lajonia ... See all stories on this topic »
Sweet cassava!
Jamaica Observer
Valerie Martin, vice principal and 4H co-ordinator at Port Antonio Primary School, shows of this giant sweet cassava reaped from the 4H garden at the back ... See all stories on this topic »

 China plans to import cassava
Phnom Penh Post
KHAOU Chuly Development Company plans to invest US$7 million to grow cassava on 5000 hectares of land in Mondulkiri province this year, chairman Khaou ... See all stories on this topic »
Akure farmer calls for mass production of cassava
Nigeria Daily Independent
By Yemi Akintomide, Correspondent, Akure A prominent cassava farmer in Akure, the Ondo State capital, Segun Adewumi, has urged the Federal Government to put ... See all stories on this topic »
Cassava farming seminar slated
Visayan Daily Star
Representatives of Ginebra San Miguel Inc. will be in Silay City, Negros Occidental, Thursday for an Orientation Seminar on Cassava Farming Technology ... See all stories on this topic »
Xargo to make cassava chips
BioEnergy News
In Nicaragua, fresh produce exporter Xagro and its multi-faceted business partner Jam are to begin testing the commercial production of cassava chips to be ... See all stories on this topic »
Prices of foodstuffs go up in the wake of fuel price hikes
Tomato, plantain, cassava, fish and many others cost a little more today than they did a week ago. Joy News' Beatrice Adu visited the Agbogbloshie Market in ... See all stories on this topic »

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Bingo Port
Gossip has been brought to you by the wonderful Cassava enterprises. Plus if you join gossips fan page on facebook you will receive another £2 completely ... See all stories on this topic »

Fake alcohol erodes rural people's stomach
VietNamNet Bridge
Accordingly, producers only need to mix industrial alcohol with water and the fragrances of cassava, rice or maize to produce faked cassava, rice or maize ... See all stories on this topic »

Nigeria: Govt Unveils Products of Cassava Research
Four improved cassava varieties, which are products of about ten years conventional breeding research, have been released in Nigeria. ... See all stories on this topic »

US Scientists Use Genetic Engineering to Protect Vital Cassava Farming in Africa
Invention & Technology News
Cassava is a starchy root crop whose tubers are a primary food source for about 800 million people worldwide, including about 250 million people who live in ...
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 Nigeria gets improved cassava varieties
ReliefWeb (press release)
The Nigerian government has released four improved cassava varieties that will boost production and keep the country in the lead as the world's largest ... See all stories on this topic »
Sierra Leone: US Ambassador visits community projects
Patriotic Vanguard
With Embassy assistance, the Muwatima United Development Organization, located in Mogibissie Village, Gbo Chiefdom, Bo District, has launched a cassava and ... See all stories on this topic »
Online Bingo Excitement at Costa Bingo
Pressitt (press release)
The online bingo games at Costa Bingo are powered by the bingo software belonging to Brigend Limited which is owned by Cassava Enterprises. ...
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Slimmer Pickings
Wall Street Journal
F. Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal The Goods: Yucca (aka cassava) root is mashed into a paste, then deep fried in sunflower oil. ...
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Editorial: Cassava the killer
Jakarta Post
The recent deaths of six siblings from the Central Java town of Jepara from suspect tiwul, a staple food made from dried cassava, was indeed tragic. ... See all stories on this topic »
Farmers fear change
Fiji Times
Dalo farmers on Taveuni have been urged to diversify their farming and move into other kinds of crop farming like cassava and vegetables. ... See all stories on this topic »
US Ambassador, Family Visit Community-Based Agriculture and Crafts Projects
Sierra Express Media
{Photo of Ambassador Owen and Paramount Chief of Gbo cutting ribbon for the newly built cassava processing center also attached} With Embassy assistance, ... See all stories on this topic »
Gambia: GTAFIWU Harvests Siffoe Farm
The Gambia Transport Agriculture Food and Industrial Workers' Union (GTAFIWU), recently harvested crops such as; groundnut, maize, cassava, rice and other ... See all stories on this topic »
Dining and Drink: Hot Ticket and Cheap Thrill
Press Herald
CHANCES ARE you have no idea what umutsima (cassava and corn), isombe (cassava, eggplant and spinach) and mizuzu (fried plantains) are, but you can learn ...
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Experts call for staple food diversification
Jakarta Post
“Rice contains complex carbohydrate chains, while tubers like cassava and yam have a shorter carbohydrate chain, oligo sacharida, which is more easily ... See all stories on this topic »
Abundant goods but low purchasing power characterised Yuletide in Anyinam
The survey showed that foodstuffs like plantain, cocoyam, cassava and vegetables were abundant but they were not being patronized as customers complained of ... See all stories on this topic »

Inter Press Service
Local scientists have successfully developed four new, early-maturing and high- yielding cassava cultivars in an ambitious research project conducted in the ...
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Biofuel plant delays production by another six months
Phnom Penh Post
CAMBODIA'S first biofuel production plant has pushed its restart back until at least July, as the high prices of cassava continues to halt company plans, ... See all stories on this topic »
Six children died of food poisoning in Central Java
Island Crisis
The six children died after eating 'tiwul' a traditional dish made from cassava. Two died on Saturday, then two more succumbed on Sunday and finally four ... See all stories on this topic »
Nigerian Tribune
... including textile materials, furniture, toothpicks and cassava products, some of which have been under import prohibition for about eight years. ... See all stories on this topic »
PM directs ministry to submit report about mysterious weed
The Citizen Daily
The researchers, Mr Ally Mrendelo from the institute's Livestock Department and Ms Mariana Massawe of the Cassava Research Department were shocked by the ... See all stories on this topic »
Photo: Sun News Publishing
Daily Sun
He said that it was better for the items to come in, thereby encouraging competition, ditto for cassava which, he noted, when there was no ban, ... See all stories on this topic »
Prophesy For 2011
I mean she will set up her coal pot and mix her corn and cassava dough right there in the full glare of the Ghanaian public. She will then light her fire, ... See all stories on this topic »
Caribbean Hurricane Network
He as just given me some huge pieces of Cassava. OK, how do I cook it ? can anyone tell me. ? Is it like cooking dasheen ? Bit worried because I have been ... See all stories on this topic »

Nigeria: Lagosians Are Law-Abiding Citizens - Jaji
Of course in Ejirin, Ikorodu, their primary product is garri (a local staple from cassava). We can actually key into this to go into cassava farming on ... See all stories on this topic »

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