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Author: Kwasi Poku
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: processing, africa, oil, palm, scale, small
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 9251048592
ISBN-13: 9789251048597

There is extensive information in the literature about medium- and large-scale palm oil processing, as well as about traditional technologies in Africa, but information on small-scale mills is scarce. This bulletin reviews the processing of palm oil fruits for the extraction of both palm oil and palm kernel oil at the small-scale level. The publication provides basic information to palm oil growers and to private entrepreneurs in Africa interested in investing in small- or medium-scale palm oil factories.
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Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: fisheries, scale, bangkok, thailand, november, small, party, presented, second, session, working, papers
Number of Pages: 216
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9251052565
ISBN-13: 9789251052563

The session agreed on a vision statement and on a characterization of small-scale fisheries as well as on a research agenda of five main themes. It elaborated preliminary drafts of two separate technical documents on the contribution, role and importance of small-scale fisheries and research agenda for small-scale fisheries and requested that the documents be submitted, after finalization by the Secretariat, to the ACFR at its next session
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Author: Kristen Markley
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: agents, agricultural, professionals, extension, cooperative, value, sustainability, guidebook, adding
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 1998-04
ISBN-10: 078818993X
ISBN-13: 9780788189937

Designed to provide Cooperative Extension agents & other agriculture professionals a background on small-scale processing enterprise development in order to educate producers, processors, & communities. Discusses the concept of value-adding & how it contributes to sustainable agriculture. Introduces four enterprise owners who share their experiences with small- scale processing, & presents a description of issues involved in the start-up of a small-scale processing business, including the technical aspects of small-scale processing enterprises. Discusses efforts where processors & community me
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Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: fisheries, bangkok, thailand, november, scale, small, second, session, working, party, report
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9251050996
ISBN-13: 9789251050996

The Second Session of the Working Party on Small-scale Fisheries of the FAO Advisory Committee on Fisheries Research (ACFR) was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 18 to 21 November 2003. The session agreed on a vision statement and on a characterization of small-scale fisheries as well as on a research agenda of five main themes. It elaborated preliminary drafts of two separate technical documents on the contribution, role and importance of small-scale fisheries and research agenda for small-scale fisheries and requested that the documents be submitted, after finalization by the Secretariat, to t
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Author: Richard Pierce Bates
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: fruit, juice, processing, scale, medium, practices, small, principles
Number of Pages: 242
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9251046611
ISBN-13: 9789251046616

While large-scale juice processing is the subject of many textbooks, this publication aims at the gap in information regarding juice processing at the small-and medium-scale agro-industry level. It presents technical and economic information designed to address issues affecting medium-size juice processors in developing countries.
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Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: food, alleviation, security, rome, july, poverty, fisheries, consultation, expert, role, small, scale, report
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2004-11-26
ISBN-10: 9251052026
ISBN-13: 9789251052020

The Expert Consultation was convened in order to elaborate guidelines on the policies and actions needed to increase the contribution of small-scale fisheries to poverty alleviation and food security. The Consultation noted that there is little referenceto poverty alleviation and insufficient coverage of small-scale fisheries in the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, and recommended the development of a new article on "Small-scale Fisheries and Povery Alleviation."
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Author: Emmanuel Babafunso Sonaiya
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: technical, guide, production, poultry, scale, small
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9251050821
ISBN-13: 9789251050828

This technical guide promotes sustainable small-scale, family-based poultry production. It gives a comprehensive review of all aspects of small-scale poultry production in developing countries and includes sections on feeding and nutrition, housing, general husbandry and flocks health. Regional differences in health practices are also described. The guide provides the technical and scientific "building blocks" needed to develop sustainable programs for small-scale poultry production. It will be of practical value to those keeping or planning to keep poultry and as a valuable technical referenc
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