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East African Standards for Cassava and Potato products

Development of harmonized standards for cassava, sweet potato and potato products was carried out with the National Bureaus of Standards of the five East African Community member states. The 25 standards have a direct bearing on cassava, sweet p... Read more.

The Small seed plot and Select-the-best Technologies

Despite of the increasing demand for potato and the great interest that farmers have in potato farming, the crop’s productivity has been declining owing to insufficient quantities of healthy, high-yielding seed of desirable potato varieties.... Read more.

ALLGRAIN Food Extruder

The role of post-harvest management in assuring the quality and safety of produce is of significant importance in crop production. The ALLGRAIN food extruder was invented to improve the post handling of cereals such as maize and rice. The basic components of the ALLGRAIN food e... Read more.

Banana Ripening, Juice processing and Wine processing Technologies

a. Ripening Uniformity of ripening is a ey challenge for good postharvest handling of banana fruits. In Rwanda, the most commonly used method for ripening is the underground technique which involves digging a pit (called “Urwin... Read more.

Community Macro Propagation Technology for Multiplication of Clean Banana Planting Material

Banana (Musa spp) is a major crop in Africa, and serves both as a food crop as well as a cash crop. It’s a staple food for over 25 million people in Eastern and Central Africa (ECA) sub region. The crop ... Read more.

Decapitation technique for clean banana planting material

Use of clean seed is important for increasing crop production as well as a key strategy for controlling pests and diseases in vegetatively propagated crops such banana. The decapitation technique is a locally available technology that can enha... Read more.