Jun 26, 2014

Cassava News 111


Update of Cassava News from 27 May to 26 June, 2014. Vietnam cassava achievement and learnt lessons.   Cassava in Ghana: Bibliography    Selection and development of hybrid cassava variety KM 419Food Crops News, Food Crops, FoodCrops.VN; CassavaViet, CNM365 Chào ngày mới, Cây Lương thựcHọc mỗi ngày, Tin Nông nghiệp Việt Nam 

Cuban ambassador tours Barbados cassava projects

SKNVibes.com - ‎cách đây 11 giờ‎
Bridgetown, Barbados 23 June 2014 - In its ongoing effort to address the region's mounting $US4 billion plus annual food import bill, the Food and Agriculture Organization, in close collaboration with other regional agricultural agencies, has ...

Cassava Flour Usage Can Produce Three Million Jobs- IITA

Daily Times Nigeria - ‎cách đây 15 giờ‎
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture has said that the use of cassava flour in bakery products can help in the creation of three million jobs in Nigeria if strictly used by bakers in the country.

Much Ado About Cassava Bread

Vanguard - ‎23-06-2014‎
This was the centre-piece of the one-day stakeholders' forum jointly organised by the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology, NIFST, Cassava: Adding Value for Africa, C:AVA, a project of the Natural Resources Institute, University of ...

IFDC, Nigerian Breweries Collaborate on Cassava for Beer Production

THISDAY Live - ‎22-06-2014‎
The International Fertiliser Development Centre (IFDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigerian Breweries and Psaltry International Limited to promote production of cassava in commercial quality. The agreement was aimed at ...

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 ...

Executive Chairman of Cool Group Joe Issa Backs Economic Impact of Cassava ...

Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) - ‎20-06-2014‎
Joe Issa, Executive Chairman of Cool Group of Companies says in an interview that Cassava can have a significant economic impact in replacing imported wheat through the saving of much needed foreign exchange, creation of business opportunities for ...

Central Highlands loses forestland to cassava fields

VietNamNet Bridge - ‎20-06-2014‎
VietNamNet Bridge - Deforestation in the Central Highlands has reached at an alarming level in the Chumomray National Park and Ngoc Linh Natural Sanctuary where farmers have cut down trees to plant cassava, analysts have said. Central Highlands ...

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, 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 ...

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.

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.

From Beer to Insurance: Businesses Bet on Climate Change

Bayoubuzz - ‎07-06-2014‎
Yuca rots quickly. "In practice, it's a nightmare," said Andres Penate, a spokesman for SABMiller. So the brewer helped create a mobile unit that's used to process the crop on the farm.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

Population typing of the causal agent of cassava bacterial blight in the ...

7thSpace Interactive (press release) - ‎19-06-2014‎
Population typing of the causal agent of cassava bacterial blight in the Eastern Plains of Colombia using two types of molecular markers.

DA Caraga empowers women through livelihood training

Philippine Information Agency - ‎23-06-2014‎
The AgriPinoy Corn Program is currently promoting value adding products utilizing cassava through cooking demo livelihood training in which the second batch was held in Tandag City, Surigao del Sur last June 17, 2014.

Entertainment Briefs: Clay Chambers and the Last Ride performs locally for the ...

Longview Daily News - ‎cách đây 4 giờ‎
M. Kay Powell will read from her novel “Surviving Justice” during the Wordfest meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Cassava, 1333 Broadway in Longview. The novel is based on the true account of two women thrown together in brutal circumstances who form ...

I Have Laid Solid Foundation for Anambra, Says Obiano

THISDAY Live - ‎cách đây 2 giờ‎
The committee, he noted had responded with a blue print titled: “Agricultural Transformation in Anambra State” which among other recommendations identified the specific parts of the state suitable for rice, maize and cassava production and also ...

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