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Is African Food Dangerous to Eat

Is African Food Dangerous to Eat
Is African Food Dangerous to Eat African staple foods that can make you sick or even kill you but not so much if you know how to cook cassava, sweet potato, and cocoyam.

About popular African food ingredients cassava, sweet potato, and cocoyam toxins and safe African food recipes
African Food Staple of Cassava  Cassava is known by various names, manioc, yucca, yuca, mandioca, and tapioca. Cassava originated from tropical America and was first introduced into Africa in the Congo Basin by the Portuguese around 1558. 
Cassava is a major staple food in the developing world, providing a basic diet for over half a billion people. Nigeria is the world's largest producer of cassava, while Thailand is the largest exporter of dried cassava. 

Nearly every person in Africa eats around 176 pounds or 80 kilograms of cassava per year. It is estimated that 37% of dietary energy comes from cassava. The Democratic Republic of Congo is the largest consumer of cassava in s…

Goat Keeping in Africa

Goat Keeping in Africa
Brief look at goat keeping in Africa but first a short true false quiz on goats and goat keeping.

Goats are kept in small herds on mixed farms all over Africa?True or False True

False



Goat meat is high fat meat? True or False True

False



The long and tall bodied Galla goat is known as the Boran or Somali goat is a high producing milk goat?True or False True

False




Goat meat is a popular recipe to people in Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Greece, India, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, and South America?True or False True

False



The Maasai in Kenya and Afar in Ethiopia communities are goat as well as cattle herders?True or False True

False



In Uganda, the slow-growing Small East African goat is used for leather making?True or False True

False




There are many large-scale commercial goat farms in Africa?True or False True

False

Check your answers below.


Goats provide their owners with a broad range of products and socio-economic services and have played an important role in the social life of many Africa…

Civil War in South Sudan Five War African Proverbs

Civil War in South Sudan Five War African Proverbs
Why do wars occur and recur in South Sudan

War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children. – 39th President of the United States of America, James Earl "Jimmy" Carter Jr., Nobel Lecture, December 10, 2002.

When a complaint concerning a threat to peace is brought up, the first action is usually for the parties to try to reach an agreement by peaceful means. When a dispute leads to fighting, the community's first concern is to bring it to an end as soon as possible. The main strategies for preventing disputes from escalating into conflict, and for preventing the recurrence of conflict, are preventive diplomacy and preventive disarmament.

Preventive diplomacy refers to action taken to prevent disputes from arising or from escalating into conflicts, and to limit the spread of conflict…

Cultured meat grown in laboratories and the impact on Africa

Cultured meat grown in laboratories and the impact on Africa
Explanation of cultured meat grown in laboratories and the impact on Africa
What is Cultured Meat?

Cultured meat is meat produced outside of a living animal produced by culturing animal stem cells created for humans to eat. Cultured meat is envisioned as a potential to produce a high-quality protein that could complement and or partially substitute for the growing demand for meat proteins due in-part to more than half of global population growth between now and 2050 is expected to occur in Africa and a more environmental and sustainable way to feed people is vital.

The world's first cultured meat burger colored red with beetroot juice was cooked and eaten at a news conference in London August 2013. Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google, was the project's backer and funded$330,000 for research.

Critics of cultured meat opinion technological fixes, whether it is lab-grown meat or GM crops address the symptoms rather th…

30 Cheetah Animal Facts for Kids

30 Cheetah Animal Facts for Kids
The Best Cheetah Animal Facts for Kids In Africa, cheetahs live in Morocco, Algeria, Niger, Mali, Togo, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Benin, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, ESwatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. The largest land areas cheetahs live in are the Southern African countries of Namibia and Botswana. Their range occurs widely but is extremely sparse and fragmented in the regions they still inhabit. However, Southern and Eastern Africa are major roaming areas for cheetah populations. As human populations grow and expand throughout Africa, agriculture, roads, and settlements destroy the open grasslands that cheetahs inhabit.

The Southern African cheetah lives mainly in the lowland areas and deserts of the Kalahari, the savannahs of Okavango Delta, and the grasslands of the Transvaal region in South Africa. The Southeast African cheetah is current…

The United States and Africa Imports Trade Facts

The United States and Africa Imports Trade Facts
Stats and facts on Foreign import trade from Africa to The United States of America and top African Growth and Opportunity Act AGOA African trade suppliers. The Assistant United States Trade Representative for African Affairs serves as the chief advisor to the U.S. Trade Representative on issues of trade and investment with Africa and also serves as coordinator and point of contact within the Administration on U.S. African Trade issues. In 2017, seven of the 20 fastest growing economies in the world were in Africa according to The International Monetary Fund (IMF), also known as the Fund.
Constance Hamilton is the Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa, Office of the United States Trade Representative. In this capacity, she leads U.S. trade efforts in the 49 countries of sub-Saharan Africa and oversees the Administration’s implementation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). The Africa Office oversees implementatio…



African proverb friendship quote to live by

<br><br>African proverb friendship quote to live by
Peace and love to your mind body and soul today