Immunohistochemical localization of Cassava brown streak virus and its morphological effect on cassava leaves - Open access Gender-based constraints affecting biofortified cassava production Farmers' practices and their knowledge of biotic constraints to sweetpotato production in East Africa - Open access January 2019 Aug 12 2016History of the first transgenic cassava plant Genetic transformation of cassava (M esculenta Crantz) using Agrobacterium tumefaciens or particle bombardment as gene-delivery systems is a reality after more than 25 yr of continuous efforts of several labs worldwide With both systems it has been possible to obtain transgenic plants of cassava expressing marker and selectable genes as

Gender analysis of the situation of women and children in

Gender based violence Tolerance of violence inside intimate partnerships is captured by national perception data The percentage of aged 15-19 who believe a husband is justified in beating a wife under some circumstances has dropped slightly from 67% in 2005 but remains significant at 63%

Gender-based constraints affecting biofortified cassava production processing and marketing among men and women adopters in Oyo and Benue States Nigeria Olaosebikan O Abdulrazaq B Owoade D Ogunade A Aina O Ilona P Muheebwa A Teeken B Iluebbey P Kulakow P

The study analysed farmers' preferences and perception influencing decision to grow biofortified provitamin A cassava Specifically the study described the socio-economic characteristics of cassava farmers in the study area identified sources of information on biofortified provitamin A cassava ascertained farmers' perception of the key attributes of biofortified provitamin A cassava

Sep 14 2017A study of s of cassava buyers (n = 414) in northeastern Brazil that investigated acceptance of yellow cassava biofortified through genetic engineering showed a positive attitude toward acceptance 58 Consumer support was influenced by older age trust in authorities high perception of general personal health risk and access to media

Mar 31 2016The CGIAR Research Programs on Policies Institutions and Markets (PIM) and on Roots Tubers and Bananas (RTB) have been collaborating on reinforcing the gender focus in research on value chains development and technology adoption for a few years now In this post our colleagues from the International Potato Center (CIP) share some recent updates on this work from Uganda and

Chapter 3 Varieties and planting material

However cassava's full potential will not be realized until some critical production constraints are mitigated in higher-yielding well-adapted varieties For example cassava is susceptible to waterlogging to low temperatures at high elevations and to a wide spectrum of mutable pests and diseases that can seriously affect yields Climate

Feb 01 2008This article summarizes the implications of the factors affecting the development and dissemination of GM cassava in SSA countries This article describes issues associated with developing GM orphan crops as cassava's status as an orphan crop seems to determine the type of constraints faced by the GM cassava development effort

May 04 2018However cassava's full potential will not be realized until some critical production constraints are mitigated in higher-yielding well-adapted varieties For example cassava is susceptible to waterlogging to low temperatures at high elevations and to a wide spectrum of mutable pests and diseases that can seriously affect yields

Feb 28 2019biofortified sorghum and cassava involve more than one trait NBA conducts risk assessment for each trait individually (per event) in order to approve a stacked product d) Field testing Kenya has allowed CFTs for GE corn cotton cassava

they affect rural families and their livelihoods since this ''may result in great losses to the environment and society'' (p 8) We aim to understand how gender plays a role in the way rural families negotiate livelihoods and how these affect farmers' ability to adopt CA To identify gender-based constraints and

This work aims to understand gender and social difference dynamics and inequalities in cassava value chains and identify identifying impacts of market and technology development and value chain upgrading given the important role of cassava for food security and income-generation for women More examples of our work in this area

grow bio-fortified provitamin A cassava by farmers' in the study area The study recommends that farmers should be given easy access to bio-fortified provitamin A cassava stems and extension agents should make more visits to cassava farmers to enlighten them on the benefits of growing biofortified provitamin A cassava

Apr 01 2017To better understand potential constraints to seed availability and access among target s and to inform delivery strategies HarvestPlus conducted studies to learn from past experience with improved varieties in target countries including pearl millet in India [27 28] cassava in Nigeria [29] and beans in Rwanda [30]

Gender and conservation agriculture: constraints and

Feb 01 2014This research identifies gender-based constraints and opportunities for the adoption of conservation agriculture production systems based on a case-study with smallholder farmers in two villages in Misamis Oriental Northern Mindanao Philippines Using a livelihoods framework we explore gendered dimensions of access to assets or resources agricultural practices and knowledge and

Utilizing biofortified cassava with enhanced β‐carotene would be a sustainable strategy to reduce the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency in areas where cassava is a staple food In addition β‐carotene can act as an antioxidant to protect cells and tissues from the damaging effects of free radicals and singlet oxygen species ( Paiva and

Nweke and Enete's report examines farm-level information from 282 villages in six major cassava producing areas in Africa The data provides evidence of the division of responsibilities on the farm between men and women but also suggests that these responsibilities are changing as market access improves and technologies become more available

Biofortified cassava Cassava tubers are very rich in carbohydrates but low in proteins vitamins and other micronutrients increasing the incidence of malnutrition among communities in Africa that depend on cassava (Levyva-Guerrero et al 2012) Some cassava varieties contain high levels of cyanogenic glucosides that are harmful to humans

The COVID-19 economic crisis could also affect nutrition through disruptions to supply chains for nutrient-rich foods Most nutrient-rich foods are highly perishable resulting in fragile supply chains A breakdown in any part of the supply chain – from farms to traders transporters and processors to retailers – can break the whole chain

Cassava peru Chapter 2 Cassava in South America and the Caribbean* Guy Henry1 and Clair Hershey2 1CIRAD-Amis Rua Paulo Castro P Nogueira 600 Campinas-SP 13092-400 Brazil 22019 Locust Grove Road Manheim PA 17545 USA Origin and Distribution of Cassava in Latin America Cassava and all its wild relatives have thei Andra namn r kassava cassava och (brasiliansk)

Oct 25 2018The addition of orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) to the food environment is an effective nutrition-sensitive agricultural approach to improve vitamin A intakes However the adoption of this biofortified crop merits further study The objective of our research was to understand factors that affect Mozambican farmers' adoption and retention of OFSP varieties with a specific interest in the

Jul 06 2017Implications of the GREAT project and further work in sustainable adoption of biofortified cassava in Benue State Nigeria includes developing and implementing gender-responsive strategies that will solve the identified gender-based constraints This is important in ensuring gender-equitable breeding outcomes for improving health and

Gender-based constraints affecting biofortified cassava production processing and marketing among men and women adopters in Oyo and Benue States Nigeria - Open access January 2019 Olamide Olaosebikan | Bello Abdulrazaq | Durodola Owoade | Adedayo Ogunade | Olufemi Aina | Paul Ilona | Adeline Muheebwa | Bla Teeken | Peter Iluebbey | Peter

A question of balance: achieving appropriate nutrient levels in biofortified staple crops - Volume 26 Issue 2 - Georgina Sanahuja Gemma Farr Judit Berman Uxue Zorrilla-Lpez Richard M Twyman Teresa Capell Paul Christou Changfu Zhu

Gender-based constraints affecting biofortified cassava production processing and marketing among men and women adopters in Oyo and Benue States Nigeria Olaosebikan O Abdulrazaq B Owoade D Ogunade A Aina O Ilona P Muheebwa A Teeken B Iluebbey P Kulakow P

grow bio-fortified provitamin A cassava by farmers' in the study area The study recommends that farmers should be given easy access to bio-fortified provitamin A cassava stems and extension agents should make more visits to cassava farmers to enlighten them on the benefits of growing biofortified provitamin A cassava

Utilizing biofortified cassava with enhanced β‐carotene would be a sustainable strategy to reduce the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency in areas where cassava is a staple food In addition β‐carotene can act as an antioxidant to protect cells and tissues from the damaging effects of free radicals and singlet oxygen species ( Paiva and