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Central Africa: Cassava cultivation revisited

Cameroon Radio Television (CRTV) on 6 Dec 2016

December 7, 2016

The forum is holding under the theme, "Challenges and Opportunities for Smallholders." It will be highlighted by conferences, exhibitions and guided visits to run till 9th December 2016.

Echanges céréaliers en Afrique de l’Ouest

by Boukary Bonkoungou, aouaga.com, 1 Dec 2016

December 1, 2016

Le Centre technique de coopération agricole et rurale (CTA), en collaboration avec le Réseau des organisations paysannes et de producteurs agricoles de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (ROPPA) organise, du 29 novembre au 1er décembre 2016 à Ouagadougou, une conférence régionale sur la commercialisation des céréales en Afrique de l’Ouest.

November 11, 2016

HARARE (CIMMYT) — In its continuing efforts to increase the productivity of maize systems in southern Africa, CIMMYT held seed fairs in two districts of Zimbabwe in September to promote the sharing of information and knowledge about new seed options for farmers and to encourage farmer-to-farmer information exchange.

Going green . . . banana style

by Marie-Claire Williams, Barbados Today, 2 Nov 2016

November 2, 2016
Ifill explains the benefits of green bananas to a member of the public at this year’s World Food Day activities

As the Ministry of Agriculture continues to promote the concept of value-added agriculture, more and more individuals and companies are getting involved in manufacturing food products from local crops. One such person is Tonya Ifill who was inspired to produce green banana flour and pasta after attending an agro-processing training course in Guyana two years ago.

Strengthening links

by CTA/PACNews, The Fiji Times Online, 1 Nov 2016

November 1, 2016

A platform that promotes stronger linkages between chefs and small-scale producers in Caribbean, Pacific and Indian Ocean countries was launched in the Caribbean.

Caricom review moves forward

by Reshma Ragoonath, Cayman 27, 1 Nov 2016

November 1, 2016

A significant review of Caricom, that is its internal structure, membership and institutions, is currently underway.