study, published in the African Journal of Food Science in January,
tested for visual acuity and colour blindness in people who regularly
eat gari, a cassava flour eaten across West Africa. It concluded that there was a “high prevalence” of visual ...
Farmers under the aegis of Nigeria Cassava
Growers Association (NCGA) have decried the non- implementation of the
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the association with the
Bank of Agriculture (BoA) for the release of loan to cultivate ...
A major milestone in the establishment of a sustainable market for vitamin-A cassava products was accomplished when major players and investors along the vitamin A cassava value chain were linked to the HarvestPlus-Nigeria's e-market portal at a ...
The Indonesian government will accelerate the production of cassava
because it is believed the crop can alleviate challenges such as food
and energy shortages, and this will be done to a degree at the expense
of rice production over the long haul ...
A+ | A-. Cambodia: Cassava exports drop $25M in first 4 months. Cassava
exports dropped by about $25 million during the first four months of
2014 compared to the same period last year, according to figures
provided by the Ministry of Commerce on Monday.
PHNOM PENH, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia had exported 213,530 tons of fresh and dry cassava
in the first three months of 2014, down 13 percent compared with
245,440 tons over the same period last year, according to the figures
provided by the ...
A dramatic improvement in the health of the Nigerian child may be in the offing with the distribution of vitamin A fortified cassava stems to over 2000 farmers in Koton Karfe Local Government in Kogi State last week by HarvestPlus-Nigeria and its partner.
Director of Grants Management, Dr. Kolawole Adebayo in his explanation
of the project content said, "FUNAAB is expected to work on soil
fertility for cassava farms; IFDC is going to contribute on the fertilizer aspect in terms of which is the ...
Japanese petroleum company Idemitsu Oil & Gas is considering building a biomass plant in Battambang province to use cassava to produce fuel, a Cambodia Mine Action Centre (CMAC) official says. Leng Chreang, director of mine risk education at CMAC, ...
Company Limited (KCL), leading local beverage manufacturer in Ghana,
has acquired 40 percent shares in Caltech Ventures Company Limited, an
agro based institution with expertise in cassava production and processing. The Deputy Managing ...
Cassava also had a very high productivity rate compared to paddy, according to Subagio. “Around 23.5 million tons of cassava were produced from harvest areas of 1.2 million hectares, while 13 million hectares of paddy fields could only produce 65 ...