Jun 18, 2014

Cassava News 110


Bite Into a World Cup Snack of Brazilian Cassava and Cheese Buns

Jakarta Globe - ‎15-06-2014‎
Cassava is a source of carbohydrates in many developing tropical countries, after rice and corn. The leaves are often used as a side dish in local cuisine, such as sayur ubi tumbuk, which is famous in Padang, West Sumatra, consisting of delicious ...

BN Cuisine with 9JaFoodie: Cooking with Cassava – The Starter

Bella Naija - ‎13-06-2014‎
The average Nigerian thinks of Cassava in terms of garri and that's about the extent. Cassava is a very versatile crop and contrary to popular believes, it's not only common amongst Africans.

Cassava researchers fold under industry pressure

SciDev.Net - ‎10-06-2014‎
The 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 ...

Cures and need to expand cassava production

agprofessional.com - ‎20-05-2014‎
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 ...

Strategic plan for T&T's cassava

Trinidad Guardian - ‎10-06-2014‎
Between 2005 to 2009, T&T's imports of staples averaged 236,700 tonnes at a value of almost $700 million annually. This represents 29 per cent of the country's total food import bill.

Cassava Farmers Lament Non-implementation of MoU on Cultivation

THISDAY Live - ‎11-06-2014‎
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 ...

Cassava farmers, traders, processors linked to e-market

Nigerian Tribune - ‎09-06-2014‎
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 ...

Cambodia: Cassava exports drop $25M in first 4 months

FreshPlaza - ‎28-05-2014‎
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.

Cambodia's cassava export drops 13 pct in Q1

GlobalPost - ‎25-05-2014‎
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 ...

Over 2000 Farmers Receive Vitamin A Cassava Stems in Kogi

THISDAY Live - ‎19-05-2014‎
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.

Cassava Exports Drop $25M in First 4 Months

The Cambodia Daily (subscription) - ‎26-05-2014‎
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.

Funaab to Collaborate on Cassava Improvement

AllAfrica.com - ‎27-05-2014‎
Earlier, 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 ...

Cassava fuel plant study now one year in

The Phnom Penh Post - ‎27-05-2014‎
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, ...

High on cassava, village Casanova nabbed raiding neighbour's 'kraal'

The Standard Digital News - ‎02-06-2014‎
Thus, it came as no surprise to me that muhogo (cassava) was the main discussion of the day recently at Kahawa Tungu café.

From Beer to Insurance: Businesses Bet on Climate Change

NBCNews.com - ‎07-06-2014‎
Dealing with climate change is a cost of doing business for more and more companies. But visionary ventures are turning potential liabilities into foundations for future profit.

Kasapreko Grabs 40% Share In Cassava Producing Company

spyghana.com - ‎21-05-2014‎
Kasapreko 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 ...

Tanzania: Peasants devise new rural economic development strategies

FreshPlaza - ‎cách đây 21 giờ‎
Hence, 58 farmer groups with 423 members all engaged in farming of improved cassava, rice, vegetables, cashew nuts and animal keeping have been formed in various villages aimed at promoting sustainable and environmentally friendly agriculture as well ...

Chilufya halts ruinous Mansa road works

Times of Zambia - ‎cách đây 1 giờ‎
0 stars. Register to vote! CHILUFYA. By CHUSA SICHONE MANSA-. Central Member of Parliament (MP) Chitalu Chilufya has ordered the Mansa District Council to immediately suspend road works that have destroyed cassava fields in Luka Kapasha area.

Gov Yero Reopens Moribund Food Processing Firm

Leadership Newspapers - ‎cách đây 6 giờ‎
“Apart from tomato, Kaduna State is blessed with other important crops, such as maize, cassava, ginger, groundnut, and mineral resources, whose value-chain development could be a source of employment for our teeming unemployed youths, create wealth ...

7 Brazilian foods to try in Utah to celebrate World Cup soccer

Salt Lake Tribune - ‎cách đây 9 giờ‎

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