Dec 21, 2014

Cassava News 128

Cassava News; Food Crops,Food Crops News,Chào ngày mới
Cây Lương thực
, Học mỗi ngày, Hoàng Kim, Tin Nông nghiệp Việt Nam
Update of Cassava News from 21 November  to 21 December, 2014.

Advancement of Asian Cassava Molecular Breeding by Cutting-edge Technologies 

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Cassava in Vietnam: Save and Grow
Recent progress of sustainable cultivation techniques for cassava in Vietnam

CDB grant to help FAO to investigate feasibility of cassava cultivation in ... - ‎17-12-2014‎
06, December 2014, Bridgetown Barbados - With a food import bill of more than USD 4 billion per annum, tapping into the potential of cassava can lead to foreign exchange savings, improved food security and revitalization of farming in the Caribbean ...

Why cassava growing is a labour of love

Royal Gazette - ‎16-12-2014‎
When Gabre and Deborah Swan describe their cassava pie as a labour of love, they aren't kidding. They grow the cassava root themselves, organically. That involves tending it for two years before they can dig it up, peel it, grate it, and bake a vegan ...

Using Local Raw Materials – How Ghanaian Cassava Farmers Are Saved By A ...

Peace FM Online - ‎18-12-2014‎
Ghana is said to be the 6th largest producer of cassava in the world in terms of value, with the commodity constituting 22% of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to a Country Case Study of Cassava Development in Ghana prepared by the ...

Smart Farm Cassava Farming

Citizen News - ‎17-12-2014‎
Three months ago on our weekly agribusiness segment" smart farm", we brought you the story of the cassava plant and its largely unexploited commercial potential.

JAS readies members to benefit from cassava

Jamaica Gleaner - ‎09-12-2014‎
The prospects for a cassava industry in Jamaica appear bright, and the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), which represents a large contingent of the island's farmers, is moving to ensure that its members are prepared to reap the benefits.

Expectations high for cassava

The Phnom Penh Post - ‎10-12-2014‎
Provincial authorities are hoping for a bumper crop for cassava this harvest season, with both cultivation and prices up this year.

Govt bares mechanized tool for cassava farmers

Manila Standard Today - ‎12-12-2014‎
“Farmer cooperatives will have a choice to make their operations more efficient once the Cassava Digger is commercialized.

Securing future food supply for the developing world

Phys.Org - ‎19-12-2014‎
Dr. Uwe Sonnewald. Credit: FAU/Georg Pöhlein Cassava, also known as manioc, provides the basic diet for more than half a billion people.

Govt making cassava industrial crop —Adesina

Nigerian Tribune - ‎09-12-2014‎
The Minister of Agriculture, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has said the Federal Government is 'desperate' to expand and improve quality of cassava products to serve the needs of the existing industries in Nigeria. The minister, who lamented that poor processing ...

FG to save N128bn, create three million jobs from cassava bread policy

National Mirror - ‎11-12-2014‎
Urging the National Assembly to give speedy consideration of the bill, she said the policy would benefit all the 774 local councils in the country, stressing that already, the Institute has trained over 2, 000 master bakers on cassava flour bread ...

HarvestPlus launches vitamin A cassava products outlet in Ibadan

Nigerian Tribune - ‎15-12-2014‎
The fight against hidden hunger went one notch higher in Nigeria as a model vitamin-A cassava sales outlet in Ibadan was launched by HarvestPlus-Nigeria in conjunction with its development partners, Nollywood producers and actors, led by Zeb Ejiro ...

Youth sees farming future through Red Stripe cassava project

Jamaica Gleaner - ‎07-12-2014‎
Fujio Murdock takes part in a Gleaner Editors' Forum on a multi-million dollar Project Grow cassava initiative, held at the newspaper's North Street, Kingston offices last week.

Ratanakkiri Police Arrest Russian for Stealing Cassava

The Cambodia Daily (subscription) - ‎07-12-2014‎
Police on Saturday arrested a Russian man who was found stealing cassava from a farm in Ratanakkiri province's Andong Meas district, suspecting that he illegally crossed into Cambodia from Vietnam on foot.

Market-Oriented Agriculture Takes Shape - ‎15-12-2014‎
Gregor Binkert disclosed that agro-businesses in Cameroon have expressed the need to buy locally about 200,000 metric tons of maize, 1.4 million metric tons of cassava; about 30,000 metric tons of flour and starch) as well as 30,000 metric tons of sorghum.

Nigerians need to redefine conditions for their co-existence (2)

Daily Sun - ‎19-12-2014‎
(4) Cassava producing regions will make more money from export of cassava chips than from crude oil. Asia, Europe and America currently invest over US$ 50 billion a year to import cassava chips. They do not import from Nigeria because Nigeria does not ...

Ayensu resumes starch production after workers call off strike

GhanaWeb - ‎09-12-2014‎
Production Supervisor, Vincent Addae told STARR BUSINESS in an interview with Europa Taylor that apart from the Deputy Minister, the District Chief Executive, traditional leaders of the area, as well as various farmer associations, particularly cassava ...

A Christmas no one wanted to cancel

Staunton News Leader - ‎cách đây 4 giờ‎
My grandparents were great farmers who provided us with abundant food, including delicious red kidney beans, corn, pumpkins, cassava, sweet potatoes, peanuts, chicken, and an occasional goat meat. That year there was an air of excitement. Christmas ...

Louise Johnson, 100, speaks of her formula for long life

Jamaica Observer - ‎cách đây 3 giờ‎
An accomplished 'multi-tasker', Johnson also baked potato, cassava and cornmeal puddings, along with buns, which she sold from home.

Hunger Is a Less Visible, but Real Side Effect of Ebola

Huffington Post Canada - ‎cách đây 14 giờ‎
Take cassava, one food crop harvested in the region. The root of this shrub is a starch staple throughout West Africa. Yet its price has recently shot up 2.5 times as a result of Ebola-induced shortages, putting it out of reach for most people.

Uganda's GMO products ready for release in 2016 with no law yet in place

Genetic Literacy Project - ‎17-12-2014‎
Other crops under tests include cassava against cassava mosaic virus and cassava brown streak, maize for tolerance in drought conditions, rice varieties that grow in nitorgen-deprived soils, sweet potato against the potato feathery mottle virus, and ...

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