West African Institute for Oil Palm Research

an account of its inception and activities. by West African Institute for Oil Palm Research, Benin City, Nigeria.

Publisher: Marketing Publicity Section of the Nigerian Information Service in Lagos

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  • Oil palm -- Societies, etc.,
  • Palms -- Nigeria.
LC ClassificationsSB299.P3 W5
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p.
Number of Pages79
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Open LibraryOL6206782M
LC Control Number56024837

The Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research – NIFOR: NIFOR is the dominant institution in support of the palm oil industry. It is charged with all research on palm varieties, identification and propagation of the best varieties of palm plants, and research into the best technologies for processing the fruit into oil. While it has provided a lot of valuable insights into the industry it has. It is a delicious dish popular in southern parts of the US, one with an inviting aroma and an interesting name. Hoppin’ John—made with black-eyed peas and rice, chopped onion, sliced bacon and. In , Onobrakpeya produced some paintings during a holiday job at the West African Institute For Oil Palm Research (WAIFOR) in Benin. “Some of that work were included in the exhibition I had.   The West African palm-oil industry has been dominated by smallholder farmers since the oil was used to provision slave ships plying the Atlantic Ocean in the 16th century and later as soap in.

Indonesia is the world’s leading producer and exporter of palm oil, with roughly 18 million metric tons of crude palm oil exports valued at US $ billion in The commodity plays a crucial role in the country’s economy. The University of Ghana is the oldest and largest of the thirteen Ghanaian national public universities. It was founded in , in the British colony of the Gold Coast, as the University College of the Gold Coast, and was originally an affiliate college of the University of London, which supervised its academic programmes and awarded degrees. After independence in , the college was Campus: Suburban area.   James Cook University. (, June 8). Research for an oil (palm) change: New research equips oil palm growers to better manage land and crop. ScienceDaily. Retrieved May 6, from www. Director, Oil Palm Research Institute (OPRI) Job Vacancy The CSIR is a semi-autonomous Corporation with the mandate to pursue the implementation of Government policies on scientific research and development; encourage.. View Details.

  Commercial cultivation of oil palm commenced on the West African coast in the early twentieth century 8. In SE Asia, where it is one of the most important commercial crops, the first recorded oil palm was brought from Africa via Mauritius and Amsterdam in 9, when four seedlings were planted as ornamentals in the Bogor Botanical Gardens in Cited by: Nigeria Institute For Oil Palm Research(NIFOR), Experts in Manufacturing and Exporting Research, Expertrate Counselling and 2 more Products. A Supplier on The Oil Palm Research Institute (OPRI) of Ghana is one of the 13 Institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It is located at Kusi in the Eastern Region of Ghana. OPRI then a Centre, was set up in to take over the functions of the West Africa Institute for Oil Palm Research (WAIFOR) after WAIFOR’s dissolution.

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He was the head of research for Unilever Plantations for a further 16 years, and is now a consultant on tropical plantation crops. Professor B Tinker was for 7 years at the West African Institute for Oil Palm Research, and has been a consultant in Malaysia.

For 12 years he was on the Programme Advisory Committee of PORIM (now MPOB). Elaeis guineensis is a species of palm commonly just called oil palm (Khmer: ដូងប្រេង), but also sometimes African oil palm or macaw-fat. It is the principal source of palm is native to west and southwest Africa, specifically the area between Angola and The Gambia; the species name guineensis refers to the name for the area, Guinea, and not the modern country which now Family: Arecaceae.

‘Helping people achieve their business objectives’. We offer expertise in a number of fields including trademarks, oil and gas, corporate and commercial, litigation and. Book Jan Source Assessment of an oil palm population from Nigerian Institute For Oil palm Research Full-text available Article Jul West African Journal of Applied.

He was the head of research for Unilever Plantations for a further 16 years, and is now a consultant on tropical plantation crops. Professor B Tinker was for 7 years at the West African Institute for Oil Palm Research, and has been a consultant in Malaysia. West African Institute for Oil Palm Research [Cap.

There shall be established a Committee to be called the West African Institute for Oil Palm Research Managing Committee (hereinafter referred to as the Committee), with powers, duties, and procedure as detailed in sections 7 to 14 of this Ordinance.

Establish­ ment ofFile Size: KB. The oil produce board handled the export of oil palm related produce in the country, made arrangements to ensure price stability, and also allocated surplus funds to farmers security or stabilization reserves, and to scientific and developmental projects such as the West African Institute for Oil Pal Research Between andthe.

West African agricultural research () Private sector agricultural research () Global assessment of agricultural research () African women in agricultural research () Oil Palm Research Institute (OPRI) Institutional Category.

Government / Gouvernement. Country. Ghana. Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (formerly West African Institute for Oil Palm Research) This website, is still under construction. Head Office Administration Block: To send us an e-mail,click here.

The oil palm is the world's most valuable oil crop. Its production has increased over the decades, reaching 56 million tons inand it gives the highest yields per hectare of all oil crops. Remarkably, oil palm has remained profitable through periods of low prices.

Demand for palm oil is also expanding, with the edible demand now complemented by added demand from biodiesel producers.

Instakeholders were brought together in national workshops in Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia and Ghana, enabling representatives from each of these groups to jointly identify the issues surrounding palm oil production in their ing these events national principles have been agreed, to guide the development and expansion of oil palm in each national context The next step for.

Palm oil, the oil obtained from the oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis) is one of the most widely used cooking oils in West African countries. 8 Coconut oil obtained from the coconut tree (Cocos nucifera), also finds extensive use in tropical and subtropicals regions of the world for food and industrial by: ICAR-Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research.

P edavegi, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, Pincode - ,India. Grams: PALMSEARCH, ELURU. Phone:Fax ICAR-Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research Pedavegi, West Godavari Dt., Andhra Pradesh. Director of research at Nigeria Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) Dr Celestine Ikwuenobi is alarmed that palm oil widely used for food has been adulterated with chemicals used in the dyeing.

Red palm oil is a staple and necessity if you want to cook real West African food. You may know it as manja or zomi, or possibly many other names depending on your region of Africa.

The shiny red glow and smoky flavor gives the stamp of authenticity to West African cuisine. West African agricultural research () Private sector agricultural research () Global assessment of agricultural research () Nigerian Institute for Oil-Palm Research (NIFOR) Institutional Category.

Government / Gouvernement. Country. Nigeria. Supervising agency. Control of Oryctes monoceros on Date Palm Field in Sudan-Savannah Vegetative Zone of Nigeria. World Journal of Agricultural Research. ; 2(6) doi: /wjar Correspondence to: Sanusi Mohammed Kabiru, Nigerian Institute for Oil palm Research (NIFOR), Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

Email: [email protected] Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research has been contributing by understanding the constraints affecting the production of oil palm in India and finding out solutions through intrinsic research initiatives.

With time and concentrated efforts, the institute has emerged as the nerve center of oil palm research. Farmers Corner. • The CSIR-Oil Palm Research Institute (CSIR-OPRI) is the sole producer of oil palm seeds in Ghana, and plays a very important role by researching and improving the quality of planting materials in terms of high oil content extraction, resistant against pests and diseases.

• She releases improved oil palm progenies to individual farmers,File Size: 1MB. #AfricanContent, Africa, African local content, extractives, gas, local content, natural resources, oil, petroleum, technology, technology in Africa Speakers: Jesse Salah Ovadia (Newcastle University), Ernest Nwapa (Pioneer Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board), Patrick Obath (Director, ASI Kenya Extractives.

The centre of origin of oil palm is the West and Central African coastal belt between and at the Deli Research Center in Sumatra (Indonesia) gave origin to an important development and extension of the crop since the s in Malaysia and Indonesia.

These are now the main Growth And Production of Oil Palm - Willy VerheyeCited by: Oil Palm in Africa: Past, present and future scenarios 4 A brief history of oil palm in Africa Wherever it grows naturally, oil palm has for centuries provided local communities with a large number of benefits such as palm oil, sauces, soap, wine, fertilizer (ashes), roofing (leaves), building material (trunk), medicines (roots).File Size: 1MB.

Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palms, primarily the African oil palm Elaeis guineensis, and to a lesser extent from the American oil palm Elaeis oleifera and the maripa palm Attalea maripa.

The use of palm oil in food products has attracted the concern of environmental activist groups; the high oil yield of the trees has. The Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research the documentations of a book titled “The Oil Palm,” authored by R.H.V.

Corley and P.B. Tinker. while in the East and in the Mid-West, let. World Soil Day. World Soil Day was celebrated on Decem at ICAR-Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research, Pedavegi, Andhra Pradesh by conducting oil palm farmers meeting and creating awareness about soil and soil health among the ers:   Palm oil production is a leading cause of deforestation in Asia, but an EU ban may make matters worse.

A critically endangered Tapanuli orangutan from Sumatra, Indonesia. JOURNAL OF OIL PALM RESEARCH, an international refereed journal, carries full-length original research papers and scientific review papers on various aspects of oil palm and palm oil and other palms. It also publishes short communications, letters to editor and reviews of relevant books.

Journal of Oil Palm Research Vol. 26 (1) March p. 1- 24 ABSTRACT In recent years, the oil palm sector has witnessed a period of historically high prices with buoyant global.

The Future of Palm Oil in West and Central Africa: Workshop Report SUMMARY An Africa College supported workshop held at the University of Leeds, UK on June 3rd,brought together 19 different stakeholders, across academia, conservation NGOs, private-sector growers, distributers and end-use companies, who are involved with palm oil.

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The National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services and the Nigeria Institute for Oil Palm Research failed to provide evidence of how they spent about N million, an audit report.The Blessed West-African Red Palm Oil: Ancient Source of Nutrients And Medicine “Vitamin A deficiency can cause blindness, weaken bones, lower immunity and adversely affect learning ability and mental function.

Red palm oil is the richest dietary source of provitamin .Sustainable West African Palm oil Programme (SWAPP) launched with the help of a 12 million EUR grant from the Dutch Embassy in Ghana. Solidaridad and RSPO supported the scaling up of sustainable palm oil production in Colombia and Honduras in collaboration with 13 local plantation companies, industry associations and leading processors of palm oil.