Sep 2, 2014

Cassava News 120

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Update of Cassava News from  14 August to 2 September, 2014.

In Times of Drought, Cassava Has Come to Our Rescue - ‎cách đây 6 giờ‎
By Mary Mwendwa. Anastasia Musenya from Kanzilu village in Mutomo District, Kitui County, has been affected countless times by drought and famine, but planting cassava has been a blessing to her family during such difficult times. "Cassava is our ...

Congo-Brazzaville: Chinese company to cultivate cassava

FreshPlaza - ‎01-09-2014‎
China Geo-Engineering Corporation International Ltd, CGCINT with headquarters in Beijing, China is seeking some 30,000 hectares of land in the Congolese economic and industrial metropolis, Pointe-Noire to invest in cassava cultivation, Africa Time ...

Number of farmers growing cassava for brewing rises five-fold in Mozambique

Macauhub - ‎cách đây 3 giờ‎
The number of farmers growing cassava specifically to produce beer in Mozambique rose five-fold between 2011 and 2014, rising from 2000 to around 10,000, the chief executive of beer maker Cervejas de Moçambique said recently.

Sustainable tech in Africa: 10 lessons from a cassava company

The Guardian - ‎26-08-2014‎
To understand the potential impact of sustainable technologies and why their adoption is often difficult, especially in developing countries, it is helpful to examine a specific case study.

35 SMEs to benefit from N10b cassava bread fund

The Nation Newspaper - ‎cách đây 14 giờ‎
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, at the weekend said 35 Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) would benefit N1million each from the Cassava Bread Fund. Dr. Adesina who spoke during the commissioning of ...

Nigerian Engineers, Experts Move to Halt Cassava Weeds Devastation - ‎31-08-2014‎
Efforts to control weeds in cassava farms received a boost with Nigerian engineers joining forces with experts from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to seek sustainable solutions to tackle the menace.

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Nigerian Tribune - ‎cách đây 15 giờ‎
Unemployment and poverty, as well as their attendant consequences can be averted if Nigerian youths and entrepreneurs will invest their resources, time and skills in agriculture, especially cassava production and its value chain. Executive chairman of ...

Busia Locals Told to Plant Cassava

The Star - ‎cách đây 6 giờ‎
Residents of Busia county have been urged to plant cassava as the region has suitable soil and climate for the crop. Agriculture executive Osia Mwanje said the county will promote agribusiness.

Building a viable Nigerian economy through cassava - ‎25-08-2014‎
“Nigeria is supposed to be the biggest producer of cassava in the world. Naturally, Nigeria has a comparative advantage in producing.

Building a viable Nigerian economy through cassava - ‎25-08-2014‎
“Nigeria is supposed to be the biggest producer of cassava in the world. Naturally, Nigeria has a comparative advantage in producing.

Cassava promoters as Uganda's staple food should consider safety issues

New Vision - ‎10-08-2014‎
The cyanide levels in unprocessed cassava are high enough to produce serious effects of cyanide poisoning including nervous signs such as mental confusion, muscular paralysis, and respiratory distress that are associated with chronic consumption.

Delta Farmers Appeal For Rehabilitation Of Abandoned Cassava Mills

Leadership Newspapers - ‎24-08-2014‎
Cassava growers in Delta have appealed to the State Government to rehabilitate the three abandoned cassava mills established by Gov.

Realising the economic and potential of Cassava in Malawi

Nyasa Times - ‎14-08-2014‎
Such is the story of founding members of Nkhotakota Cassava Processors Association who decided to venture into cassava processing to come up with high quality cassava flour for selling to individuals and companies. “It was risky and many people shunned ...

Flavors From the Melting Pot: Cassava Fries With Curry Mayonnaise

TakePart - ‎06-08-2014‎
This film got me thinking about French cuisine and Indian cuisine and how far apart they seem at first, but how similar they are. The French fry potatoes; the Indians fry cassava, or yuca. Both are super-starchy roots that make for the most amazing ...

FG saves N200 billion yearly from cassava bread

BusinessDay - ‎21-08-2014‎
The Federal Government is saving N200 billion annually from 20 percent cassava substitution for wheat in bread making, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina revealed at the inauguration of the Oamsal Cassava Flour Mill in Ekiti State on Thursday. Adesina, the Minister ...

Ogun to have 500 new youth-owned cassava production businesses

BusinessDay - ‎12-08-2014‎
About 500 cassava farming enterprises producing about 0.15 million tons of cassava would emerge in Ogun State, if the state government clears 1,000 hectares out of the 5,000 available for cassava farming in the state. This was disclosed by Segun ...

Office of Agricultural Economics: cassava export outlook positive

Thailand National News Bureau - ‎31-08-2014‎
Surasak Pannop, deputy secretary-general of the OAE, has acknowledged that Thailand is a major cassava exporter, accounting for 68 percent of the global market.

How To Tackle Cassava Weed Problems—Expert

Leadership Newspapers - ‎29-08-2014‎
Dr Alfred Dixon, an expert on weed management, has urged farmers to use an integrated weed management approach in tackling weed problems in cassava. Dixon, who is of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, said this in an ...

Nigeria saves N200bn annually from cassava flour

Nigerian Tribune - ‎27-08-2014‎
THE Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has announced that the country saves about N200 billion annually from 20 per cent cassava substitution for wheat in bread-making which the Federal Government is promoting in its ...

IFAD backs cassava, wheat blend

Zambia Daily Mail - ‎20-08-2014‎
IFAD, which was formed to combat rural hunger and poverty in developing countries through low-interest loans and direct assistance, has initiated the inclusion of cassava in bread and other confectionery as part of efforts to improve food security and ...

Nicaragua: The EU provides €5.6 million to boost cassava crops

FreshPlaza - ‎25-08-2014‎
The signing of a letter of understanding by the consortium of cassava producers aims at strengthening its production and sharing information about the progress in the field.

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