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Functional diversity assessment - traits!

Post provided by Samuel RP-J Ross Our newly-developed method simulates intraspecific trait variation when measuring biodiversity. This gives us an understanding of how individual variation affects ecosystem processes and functioning.

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Visit to the ABERDI Oil Palm Refinery Plant

While delivering a batch of oil palm fruits, we were able to take a tour of the palm oil refinery premises. Our tour guide brought us to the different areas of the plant such as the packing area for their cooking oil, and the laboratory where the different types of the palm oil were separated into refined, bleached or deodorized oil. 743 more words

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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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