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DO YOU KNOW Series: The Oil Palm

The oil palm is as old as creation. Every part of the tree is useful economically and for domestic purpose. Processing the oil palm fruit for edible oil has been practised in Africa for thousands of years, and the oil produced is an essential ingredient for food. 337 more words

United Cacao in Disarray?

An AIM-listed company charged with illegally clearing rainforests to make way for cacao and oil palm plantations in the Peruvian Amazon faces an uncertain future amidst financial turmoil and organisational upheaval. 1,198 more words


What went wrong with Nigerian oil palm industry and the way forward

Agriculture has suffered from years of mismanagement, inconsistent and poorly conceived government policies, and the lack of basic infrastructure. Still, the sector accounts for over 26.8% of GDP, and two-thirds of employment. 577 more words

Flag-Off of the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) programme on oil palm, in Logara

British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation

 Supports Oil Palm Farmers in Logara

An economic cum historical event happened in Logara Autonomous Community, Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area, Imo State, on 15th day of September, 2016 when the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) in colaboration with Imo State Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) visited the community for the Flag-Off of the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) programme on oil palm.

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eC2:Project Administrative Support for Oil Palm Smallholders Project

Deadline: 04-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The World Bank Group Framework/IFC Strategy for Engagement in the palm oil sector has identified smallholder development as a top priority for achieving more equitable benefit-sharing and better livelihoods for smallholders. 63 more words

World Bank

Research on Natural Fiber Polymer Composites: The Way Forward

Natural fibre reinforced polymer composites are emerging materials that are used as materials for various applications ranging from furniture, building and construction, automotive and marine industries. 186 more words

Material Science