Jun 13, 2014

Cassava News 108

June 15, 2014

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

Bella Naija - ‎cách đây 23 giờ‎
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 ...

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 ...

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, 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

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 acquires 40% shares in cassava plantation

GhanaWeb - ‎18-05-2014‎
As part of measures to cut down cost of imports, Kasapreko Company Limited has acquired 40 percent shares in a cassava plantation at Hodzo in the Volta region.

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

The Standard Digital News - ‎02-06-2014‎
Besides bringing couples closer to each other, literally, the wet and cold season is a boon to farmers. Cassavas have increasingly become so commonplace in my neck of the woods.

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 ...

Heineken Affirms Commitment to Local Content Development

AllAfrica.com - ‎cách đây 1 giờ‎
On cassava, we are particularly interested in the by-product, the processed produce of cassava which is glucose - which we can use for products like Maltina and Fayrouz.

Eagle Lager rewards wholesalers in Eastern Region

BusinessGhana - ‎10-06-2014‎
Dubbed 'Eagle Reseller Project' it was designed to encourage wholesalers to make available ABL's cassava beer, Eagle Lager at the recommended retail price and ensure a constant supply to retailers.

Output to be boosted as RI moves beyond rice

Jakarta Post - ‎15-05-2014‎
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 ...

Biggest World Cup comeback so far: beer

Medical Xpress - ‎cách đây 6 giờ‎
Petitions in host cities Salvador and Recife forced FIFA to cave in and allow stadium sales of two favorite local foods—acaraje, an iconic black-eyed pea fritter, and tapioca, a crepe made with cassava flour. It's up to fans whether or not to wash ...

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