PIGEON PEA

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Name: PIGEON PEA
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Master a simple dal, and the possibilities are endless

What if you met someone who’d never heard of, say, french fries? Or salad? Or, gulp, pizza? Sweet Pharaoh’s chariot! Can you imagine?Well, that might be just the reaction you’d get from the nearly 2 billion residents of southwest Asia if you told them ... [Published STLtoday.com - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Legume, Chickpea, Lentil, Tarka, Vigna
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

World Food Day event to highlight family farming

Farming in Africa and other parts of the world is mostly carried at family or household level, which has been recognised by United Nations in declaring 2014 as Year of Family Farming.Celebration of the World Food Day in Uganda is coordinated by Food and ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Resources Transferred From Small-Scale Farmers To Multinational Agribusinesses In Malawi's Green Revolution

ReportThe African Centre for Biosafety (ACB) has today released its research report based on field work conducted in Malawi, titled "Running to stand still: Small-scale farmers and the Green Revolution in Malawi." The research, conducted by the ACB in ... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 07 2014]
Entities: farmer, Malawi, Fertilizer
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar to promote export of mung beans to Europe: merchants

Arrangements are being made to boost the export of mung beans to European countries, according to bean merchants.As the demand for beans is declining not only in the export market but also in the domestic one as of early September, merchants are arranging ... [Published Mizzima News - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Africa Pays the Price of Low Harvests Thanks...

By Busani BafanaChimoio — Eherculano Thomas Rice, is pleased to have harvested 40 bags of white maize from his eight-hectare field in Chimoio, in Mozambique's Manica Province. But he knows that his productivity and yield would be higher if he had been ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

NCL working on organic pesticide

Experts using fungal spores; formulation should be ready in two years.While chemical pesticides have arguably made farming more productive, their ill-effects on human health have demanded the need for other, more sustainable options. Going a step further, ... [Published Pune Mirror - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

D is for drought

The latest in our A to Z of food sovereignty: droughtSmall-scale farmers often live on some of the most marginal and vulnerable land in the world. They therefore tend to suffer the most from extreme weather events and the negative impacts of climate change. ... [Published WDM - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fertile soil ‘could double, triple crop yields’

[NAIROBI] African farmers could double or even triple crop yields from their farms if they embrace integrated soil fertility management (ISFM), a new report shows.According to the report, depletion of essential soil nutrients threatens food securit y ... [Published SciDev.Net - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Vegan dinner parties are officially a thing

1. Break the icePopsicles are a clever way to build your vegan buddy base in warmer months. Lace the treats with tequila and you’ll be revered! Try the food dept. ’s blood orange margarita variety , and serve with lime salt and fresh citrus segments.2. ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Navsari Agricultural University hiring Junior Research Fellows

Navsari Agricultural University in Gujarat has released an employment notification for recruiting eligible candidates for various research fellow posts.NAU looks after the needs of farmers of plantation crops in the heartland of Gujarat - the Kanam zone ... [Published India Today - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Meru County Drought Monthly Bulletin - August 2014

Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation Overview Notable showers were noted during the last days of the month which is not normal. Amounts received were also above normal. Declines in pasture and browse quality and quantity were noted ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Research and Markets: 2014 Prefeasibility Report on a Pigeon Pea Processing Plant

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c678h2/prefeasibility) has announced the addition of the "Prefeasibility Report on a Pigeon Pea Processing Plant " report to their offering. Prefeasibility Report ... [Published Business Wire Retail News - Sep 03 2014]
Entities: PIGEON PEA, Dublin

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According to ACB's Gareth Jones, a researcher involved in the programme, "Green Revolution interventions, of which AGRA is a leading example, are fundamentally premised on the idea that increased costs of certified seed and synthetic fertiliser can be met by increasing yields, which will allow for increased sales that can generate income for input purchase in the next year as well as expansion of farming as a business to the benefit of producers. However, this ‘endless virtuous cycle' does not appear to have taken root in Malawi as borne out by our research. The vast majority of households appear to be caught in a relationship of dependency on GR inputs, in particular, synthetic fertiliser."
"Although no country in sub-Saharan Africa has achieved this target, there are some signs of improvement in the implementation of the Abuja Declaration on Fertiliser by the countries and Regional Economic Communities since June 2006" says Richard Mkandawire, vice president of the African Fertiliser and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP)...
Jaisingh Thorve, who practises organic farming in Alandi, is eagerly waiting for the biopesticide. "Right now, I am depending on traditional means such as neem to fight pests. It is effective, but the problem of helicoverpa worms persists. I definitely want to try the product" he said

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Master a simple dal, and the possibilities are ... [Published STLtoday.com - Oct 22 2014]
World Food Day event to highlight family farming [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 15 2014]
Resources Transferred From Small-Scale Farmers ... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 07 2014]
Myanmar to promote export of mung beans to Euro... [Published Mizzima News - Oct 05 2014]
Africa Pays the Price of Low Harvests Thanks... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 25 2014]
Africa Pays the Price of Low Harvests Thanks to... [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 25 2014]
NCL working on organic pesticide [Published Pune Mirror - Sep 23 2014]
Master a simple dal, and the possibilities are ... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 22 2014]
D is for drought [Published WDM - Sep 22 2014]
Fertile soil ‘could double, triple crop yields’ [Published SciDev.Net - Sep 19 2014]
Vegan dinner parties are officially a thing [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Sep 17 2014]
Master a simple dal, and the possibilities are ... [Published Community Times - Sep 17 2014]
Navsari Agricultural University hiring Junior R... [Published India Today - Sep 15 2014]
Kenya: Meru County Drought Monthly Bulletin - A... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]
Research and Markets: 2014 Prefeasibility Repor... [Published Business Wire Retail News - Sep 03 2014]
World: Planting the Seeds of a Green Revolution... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 03 2014]
Myanmar: Myanmar: Food Security Update - Februa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 29 2014]
Monsoon alert, word on crop impact awaited [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 25 2014]
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Kenya: Meru County Drought Monthly Bulletin - A... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]
Source: Government of KenyaCountry: Kenya Situation Overview Notable showers were noted during the last days of the month which is not normal. Amounts received were also above normal. Declines in pasture and browse quality and quantity were noted ...
Research and Markets: 2014 Prefeasibility Repor... [Published Business Wire Retail News - Sep 03 2014]
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c678h2/prefeasibility) has announced the addition of the "Prefeasibility Report on a Pigeon Pea Processing Plant " report to their offering. Prefeasibility Report ...
World: Planting the Seeds of a Green Revolution... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 03 2014]
Source: AGRACountry: World Several years ago a group of agriculture experts at the Rockefeller Foundation, frustrated by the state of agriculture development in sub-Saharan Africa, started a program with a simple mission. They wanted farmers in Africa ...
Myanmar: Myanmar: Food Security Update - Februa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 29 2014]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Myanmar (extract) Early Warning and Situation Reports Shan State Drought-like conditions in Hsi Hseng caused damage to over half of the pigeon pea plantations. In one village, planting of asparagus was introduced ...
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