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Cassava Leaves, Sweet Potato Leaves, and Cocoyam Recipes

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Cassava Leaves, Sweet Potato Leaves, and Cocoyam Recipes Three African Food Recipes Using Cassava Leaves, Sweet Potato Leaves, and Cocoyams. African staple foods that can make if you know how to cook cassavas, sweet potatoes, and cocoyams.


About popular African food ingredients cassava, sweet potato, and cocoyam toxins and safe African food recipes. Make three easy African food recipes of Curry Cassava Leaves, Saute Sweet Potato Leaves, and Cocoyam Vegetable Soup.

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 kilogram…

Goat Keeping in Africa

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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

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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 African…

Why do wars occur and recur in South Sudan

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Why do wars occur and recur in South Sudan
The nature of war and conflict has also changed over the years in South Sudan with interstate conflict, that intrastate conflicts and civil wars are common.
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 tak…

What does cultured meat mean to Africa

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What does cultured meat mean to AfricaExplanation 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 than the causes of world hun…

30 Cheetah Animal Facts for Kids

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30 Cheetah Animal Facts for KidsThe 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.
Read on for some valuable cheetah facts so you are knowledgeable about African cheetahs.
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 grassla…

The United States and Africa Foreign Imports Trade Facts

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Stats and facts on foreign import trade from Africa to The United States of America and top African trade suppliers but first a quiz to see what you know.

Quiz on The United States and Africa Foreign Trade Imports
Quiz on The United States and Africa Foreign Trade Imports

The acronym AGOA stands for?American Gateway Opts Association
African Growth and Opportunity Act
African Geography Office and Associates
African Growth Obits and Affordability

The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System is an international nomenclature for the classification of products, how many member countries are there?205
54
51
180

What year was the AGOA program enacted?1979
2015
2000
1980

The Office of The United States Trade Representative does not list trade negotiations for imports or exports to the following African Countries except?South Sudan
Somalia
Libyia
Algeria

AGOA supplier Ethiopia's main import to The United States is?Crude Oil
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