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Lets do it….

We always concerned with our appearances men, women, and we also care with our health. Let say if you are adult and still single but you never exercise and you never care with your meal, your live still just like the way you are, and I guarantee that you will become so big and overweight and of course you will not confident with your appearance, for some people it will not become a problem but still many that think this is bad habits, because people will look from your physical appearance first rather then your position or you wealthy. Well it’s up to you it’s your choice you the one that can decide whether you will look handsome, fresh and cheerful.

My folks say if you feel that by doing the exercise can help you reduce your fat and make you feel confident just do it! But always remember that inner beauty is also important in our live, so need our effort to stay in a good shape and good health, by consuming nutrition that body can not produce it and remember that male enhancement will be on top of our priority, well why wait? Lets do it guys!! Nothing to lose right?

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Reserve food for nutrition feeding of Filipina

In the face of the ever present threat of world hunger and climate change, the Filipinos can be consoled that there are reserve food for nutrition feeding of Filipinos. These are the cassava and moringa or what is known as malungay to most.

The Philippines is visited by an average of 26 typhoons each year. Natural and man made disasters including conflicts hit the Filipinos most who are in the countryside. Almost always, reserved food is needed. It should be food that is nutritious, palatable, easy logistically speaking, economical, available and sustainable. All of these has been achieved through the specially developed reserved food made of cassava, malunggay, and many others.

Ms. Lourdes Montevirgen, a food scientist from the Department of Science and Technology made a presentation on reserve food for Filipinos in one meeting of the Management Association of the Philippines.

Ms. Montevirgen said that cassava is a crisis crop. It is staple food for more than 500 million people. In times of war, drought or low national income, consumption increases relative to alternate food staples like maize, rice, wheat.

Cassava, Ms. Montevigen added, can remain in the ground for up to 3 years prior to harvest thus providing an easily maintained food reserve. It adapts to a wide range of growing conditions, soil types and fertility levels. It is able to yield on soils of extremely low fertility and is often grown where other crops have failed.

Cassava should be promoted as an important staple food which can spur rural industrial development, increase local work opportunities, and raise income of producers, processors and traders.

Products with good market potentials must be promoted like cassava flour, prepared foods snacks, cooked leaves, boiled fresh roots, animal feed, alcohol for chemical industries, glue, starches for strong textiles and paper, and industrial sweeteners. It should broaden the recognition of cassava in its important role of providing food security. It is the primary reserve food in times of calamities.

On the other hand, Moringa or Malungay is the world's most valuable plant. It is a powerful tool to combat global malnutrition. It is called the miracle vegetable since it contains all essential amino acids to build strong and healthy bodies which are rare for a plant source.

Ms. Montevirgen said that Reserve Food for disaster management is necessary because in times of disaster, more often than not there will be no access to food for days and even weeks. Basic services (like water, gas, electricity, communications, transportation, etc.) may be cut off, and perishable food will not last.

Reserve food provides nutrition and security. It will also help economic growth and uplift the lives of farmers and people in the countryside.

For areas that implemented these programs, the following benefits were realized: encouraged urban planting, instilled self reliance, resulted in practice of good solid waste management, actualized nutrition feeding, mitigated disasters, increased food security and livelihood.

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Instant nutrition in cassava

Scientists have determined how to fortify the cassava plant, a staple root crop in many developing countries, with enough vitamins, minerals and protein to provide the poor and malnourished with a day's worth of nutrition in a single meal.

The researchers have further engineered the cassava plant so it can resist the crop's most damaging viral threats and are refining methods to reduce cyanogens, substances that yield poisonous cyanide if they are not properly removed from the food before consumption. The reduction of cyanogens also can shorten the time it takes to process the plant into food, which typically requires three to six days to complete.

Studies also are under way to extend the plant's shelf life so it can be stored or shipped.

The international team of scientists hopes to translate the greenhouse research into a product that can be field tested in at least two African nations by 2010. Funded by more than $12.1 million in grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the group of researchers is led by Richard Sayre, a professor of plant cellular and molecular biology at Ohio State University.

Sayre presented an update on the BioCassava Plus project June 30 at the American Society of Plant Biologists meeting in Mérida, Mexico.

"This is the most ambitious plant genetic engineering project ever attempted," Sayre said. "Some biofortification strategies have the objective of providing only a third of the daily adult nutrition requirements since consumers typically get the rest of their nutritional requirements from other foods in their diet. But global food prices have recently gone sky high, meaning that many of the poorest people are now eating just one meal a day, primarily their staple food.

"So what we're working on has become even more important in the last year than it was when we started, not just in regions where people are malnourished, but across developing countries where food has gotten so expensive that people can't afford the diverse diet that they're used to."

Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is the primary source of calories for an estimated 800 million people worldwide, including 250 million people in sub-Saharan Africa, the current focus of the Gates-funded project. But the plentiful crop has several drawbacks. It is composed almost entirely of carbohydrates so it does not provide complete nutrition.

"So what we're working on has become even more important in the last year than it was when we started, not just in regions where people are malnourished, but across developing countries where food has gotten so expensive that people can't afford the diverse diet that they're used to."

The roots can be banked in the ground for up to three years, providing food security, but the plant must undergo time-consuming processing immediately after harvest to remove compounds that generate cyanide. Unprocessed roots also deteriorate within 48 hours after harvest, limiting the food's shelf life. And a plant disease caused by the geminivirus reduces yields by 30 percent to 50 percent in many areas in sub-Saharan Africa, a major blow to farm productivity.

Sayre and colleagues from multiple institutions set out to tackle virtually all of cassava's problems to make the plant more nutritious and to increase the crop's revenue-producing potential for farmers.

Sayre reported that the research team has been able to address each of the plant's deficiencies in individual transgenic plants. The next step will be to combine some or all of the bioengineered traits into a single, farmer-preferred cultivar, with the goal of eventually developing cassava varieties that carry all of the improvements developed by the researchers.

"We've begun field trials in Puerto Rico to make sure the plants perform as well outside as they do in greenhouses, and we hope to start field trials in the target countries of Nigeria and Kenya by 2009," Sayre said.

The labs in the project have used a variety of techniques to improve on the model cassava plant used for the research. They used genes that facilitate mineral transport to produce a cassava root that accumulates more iron and zinc from the soil. To fortify the plants with a form of vitamin E and beta-carotene (also called pro-vitamin A because it converts to vitamin A in the body), the scientists introduced genes into the plant that increase terpenoid and carotenoid production, the precursors for pro-vitamin A and vitamin E. They achieved a 30-fold increase in pro-vitamin A, which is critical for human vision, bone and skin health, metabolism and immune function.

Adding protein to the cassava plant has posed a challenge, Sayre said. The scientists discovered that most of the nitrogen required to make the amino acids used for protein synthesis in roots is derived from the cyanogens that also cause cyanide toxicity. So their strategy for increasing protein levels in roots focuses on accelerating the conversion of cyanide-containing compounds into protein rather than completely eliminating cyanogen production, which would hinder the efforts to increase protein production, Sayre explained. To further address the cyanide problem, the scientists have also developed a way to accelerate the processing methods required to remove cyanide - a days-long combination of peeling, soaking and drying the roots before they are eaten.

To strengthen the cassava plant's resistance to viruses, the scientists introduced a protein and small interfering RNA molecules that interfere with the viruses' ability to reproduce.

Prolonging cassava's shelf life has involved the development of a hybrid species that crosses two related plants native to Texas and Brazil. The strategy, still in development, will combine the properties of these plants and additional genes that function as antioxidants, slowing the rotting process that has been traced to the production of free radicals that damage and kill cells in newly harvested cassava roots.

The first cassava product the team plans to develop for investigations in the field will likely include the virus resistance, elevated protein, elevated beta-carotene (pro-vitamin A) and elevated minerals (iron and zinc), Sayre said.

"These traits have been working the best in the greenhouse, and the virus resistance is critical to success in the field," he said. "The thinking behind starting with these four traits is driven by science and by the impact they can have."

The BioCassava Plus project was launched with a $7.5 million grant from the Gates Foundation and recently received an additional $4.6 million in supplemental funding from the foundation to accelerate the application of this research in Africa by African scientists. The supplemental funding will support the training of African scientists so they can produce the transgenic plants in African institutions for use on African farms.

"It will not only be an improved staple crop eaten as a main source of nutrition, but we're also looking at the transformation of cassava from a staple crop to an income-generating crop," Sayre said. "That lifts people out of poverty, allows families to send kids to school and build infrastructure in their villages, so this is an important way to cross cultural barriers. There are many different cultures and languages in Africa, but higher crop yield, productivity, longer shelf life and making money are things that everyone understands."

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Cassava Root of 179 Cultivars Grown in Indonesia

Analysis of cyanogenic potential, linamarin, acetone cyanohydrin and free HCN/CN−of 179 cultivars of cassava root grown in Oxisol Soil at Muara Experimentation, West Java, Indonesia, was conducted using picrate paper kits introduced by Bradbury et al. (1999). Two plants of each clone were harvested. Two roots were taken from each plant, peeled and cut according to protocol A of the picrate paper kits. Although the average content of cyanogenic potential of 179 cassava cultivars is 82 ppm, only 6.8% cyanogenic potentials was in the form of HCN/CN−(5.6 ppm), 23% as acetone cyanohydrin (19.9 ppm), and most of them (70%) as linamarin (57.1 ppm). The cyanogenic potential content clustered into very high levels (234–138 ppm) found in 10% of 179 cultivars, high (134–84 ppm) in 15% cultivars, medium (81–55 ppm) in 17% cultivars, low (54–36 ppm) in 19% cultivars, and very low (35–9 ppm) in 40% cultivars. The linamarin, acetone cyanohydrin and HCN/CN−were also clustered into 5 levels. The range, member of each cluster and name of the clone are given in the text. It was also found that no correlation existed between the cyanogen contents and total amount and weight of roots per plant.

Research Institute for Food Crops Biotechnology

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Cassava balls

The cassava is widely consumed in the three peruvian natural regions: coast, mountains (Andes) and jungle (Amazonic forest). It’s the third largest source of carbohydrates for human food in the world and it’s used in ethnomedicine to threat diarrhea, malaria, hypertension, headaches and even the irritable bowel syndrome.
Being so good, it was eaten by the Incas in a lot of dishes. But for now, we’ll enjoy it in this recipe that will be useful as an entrée for 5-6 people.

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg (2.2 lb) of cassava
  • 2 tablespoons of butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese
  • 1-2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • Mozzarella cheese, in little cubes, to stuff the balls (optional)
  • Flour
  • 2 teaspoons of yellow chili/pepper in paste (see the link)
  • 8 leaves of basil
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Preparation:
Peel the cassava, cut in medium pieces and put in a pot covered by water. Boil and cook until it gets soft and tender.

Strain. Add the butter, the parmesan cheese and the yolks. Knead until get a soft puree; mix well: the puree must be thick.

Take a portion in your hands a make a little ball. You can put in the center of each ball a piece of mozzarella cheese. Pass the cassava balls by flour and refrigerate for a couple of hours.

Heat oil in a frying pan. When the oil is hot, fry the cassava balls. The oil must be always hot to get the balls browned without melting the cheese inside.

You can serve with the Huancayo-style cream, used in the papas a la huancaina.

Optional: Before frying the cassava balls, when you get the puree, you can add yellow chili/pepper in paste. When you’re stuffing with cheese, you can put a little piece of basil too.

You’ll get, more or less, 30 cassava balls.

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Protect your self and your family

Life styles we never realize that we are surrounding by something that make us feel secure, easy, and comfortable. In this 21st century no one will deny that home security cameras also become our solution for our safety. Long time a go when we have an asset that really need our big attention to protect, we will hired a bodyguard or security which is has a good skills in self defense, although now days we still used that kind of protection, but the percentage is down if we compare with 6 or 10 years ago.

In this century we just need to push a button and its done, you can imagine if we have a big apartment and the content is expensive and valuable but we have no technology who can support for the security think, what will you feel ?..Always consider that we need to set up a plan that our home is every think and our family is more then world.

Planning our security at home is very simple if we understand and wisely spent our budget for something that it’s a worth it for us and for our family. Lets us starting now build a synergy and protect our selves in our neighborhood. Starting from us protect your self and your family.

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Cassava and cheese pies

Cassava in Peru, also known as mandioca in other countries- is one of the three more popular tubers next to the potato and the sweet potato.

Today, we’ll see a special way to prepare the popular empanadas, using the cassava to make a pastry. You can use them also as snacks. Follow the recipe and you’ll get 30 pies.


Ingredients:

  • 500 g (1 lb) of cassava
  • 1/4 cup of melted butter
  • 1/4 cup of flour
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • Processed cheese or cheese spread
  • 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese
  • Vegetable oil

Preparation:

Peel the cassavas, put them in a pot and cover with water. Cook until they get very soft.

Remove from the flame and press them with a fork. Remove the roots. Add the melted butter, yolks, parmesan and baking powder. Knead.

Cut the pastry in half and spread on a floured surface. Cut circles of 6 cm (2.5 inches). Put cheese in the circle’s center and make the pie sealing the edge with your finger or with a fork. Repeat with the rest of the pastry and refrigerate 30 minutes.

Before serving, heat vegetable oil in a frying pan, flour slightly the pies and fry them until they get brown. Remove from the flame and put them on paper towel.

Serve 2 or 3 per person.

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Daily food

Lately still high ranking the adult having a problem with fat, and mostly is female who has this problem, they already try hard to burned the fat that of course will make us fell a shamed and feel no confident, especially when we attend an invitation that need us to dress up “black tie”

Well all the problem has their own solution, people already knowing that junk food is the one who contribute this major problem. Although everybody know about this food is bad for our health, still they consumed. Nature has already provide all our needs it’s just need our justification whether this is good for our health or not. There always a choices to chose, for instant if we know that rice is has a lot of sugar, then we need to replace it with Cassava which is has the same content of nutrition, especially carbohydrate from rice which is contribute a lot of sugar nutrition which can effect with so many health problem if we consumed a lot.

For us this is not so difficult to make a list from our daily consumed just need spent your little time to write down what we can eat and what we can not. Or if we have a difficulty to make a decision or we want to have clear information about anything related to our health try find diet reviews for your own beneficiary.

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Cassava of Manukan

Region IX : Zamboanga Del Norte

Organic, Herbal & Natural Products
Cassava is one of the most important rootcrops in the Philippines.

Cassava is one of the most important rootcrops in the Philippines. It is being utilized as food, feeds (poultry, livestock and aquaculture) and many other industrial purposes

The assured market of Cassava by San Miguel Corp. had prompted the LGU of an all-out campaign for cassava production in Manukan.

Performance
Sales : PhP 1.5 Million
Markets : San Miguel Corp.
Industry Linkage : Farmers
Potentials of OTOP : Processing

more info : otopphilippines dot gov dot ph

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One more from Kususka - Cassava Chip

Kusuka bring you Cassava Chips glazed in Balado flavor. By using the best quality cassava production and processing of innovative and modern, makes this a unique cassava sauce and high taste.
please try sensation Kusuka Glazed Cassava Chips and we are sure you will enjoy them.


Ingredients
Cassav, palm oil, sugar, salt, chilli and garlic

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Funny story with my Dads

My father like very much with his collection, almost every day he always touch up and polish his collection and for him this a daily activity that never been forget. As usual early in the morning he lay down at terrace his favorite place, and there already a cup of coffee in his table, and also one that he never forget is “sugar cassava” his favorites menu accompany him and never forget also his cigarette in his lips.

He starting his activity, polishing his favorite old car Cadillac sedan hardtop 4window 1960,also has a nickname “flattop”version.
He never forget to ride surrounding his house with my little brother accompany him. There is a funny story that we ever discuss with him about his favorite cars, and as a young generation we feel that the old car, or classic cars is not comfortable for riding especially if we run with speed 75 kmh, and he claim that my opinion is wrong and he willing to asked me and challenge me to joint at his tour that will be take around 70 km journey.

I take that challenge, and the day after we discuss the route and all the preparation for this challenge. At the first time he start his classic Cadillac it takes around 15 minute, then we continue with our journey, and not so long we already 20 km away with constantly drive about 30 Kmh! oh God this is not good I feel terrible the car is so slow, and Smokey, then I told him that better if you have no expert mechanic better if you go directly to Used Cadillacs Harrisburg PA the experts company who can solving your problem Dad…

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Stories bioethanol from Sukabumi

Three months ago while fired a cup of coffee, Wien Iskandar bioetanol products to offer transportation drivers city. The result of the owners of numbers in Sukabumi, West Java, now regularly buy artificial bioethanol Wien Iskandar. Five hundred liters bioethanol production a day, fill out the tanks the numbers. Tarumanagara University alumni that meraup earnings-Rp111 million a month from business bioethanol.

Wien Iskandar owners to sell bioethanol numbers in 2 forms. From bioethanol production of 500 liters per day, 400 liters sold directly to the price of Rp. 8000, 10,000 per liter. Driver-driver to buy a few liters of numbers and mixed with their own premium in the tank car. Meanwhile, 100 liters of other, he oplos with premium and sold Rp. 5,000 per liter. Bioetanol share of only 10% alias E10. Mixture is also called gasohol shortness of gasoline alcohol.

Currently, 600 numbers recorded in Sukabumi routine 'consume' bioethanol cardboard Wien. 'It was a lot of owners suspicious numbers, I mix with kerosene and size does not fit,' said the man was 49 years old recall. To convince consumers, the owner of PT Panca Jaya Raharja bioethanol give it free for 2 days. Because feel more comfortable, they eventually become customers bioetanol production Wien Iskandar.

'Towing machine so more light. I will continue to use bioethanol, 'said H. Sapari, the owner of numbers. Two months since November 2007, he was subscribing to bioetanol to fuel 3 angkotnya majors Cidahu-Cicurug, both in Sukabumi. Each numbers to 25 liters of E10 fuel per day. Bioethanol used by the owner Sapari numbers and other raw cassava is based sugar cane waste

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Bioethanol, fuel Friendly Environment

BOGOR - When cassava can be processed into confectionery, it is normal. But when the cassava is processed into fuel oil (fuel), high-quality, which called the bioetanol certainly extraordinary. With certain techniques and processes, cassava can be processed into fuel.

To produce one liter six bioethanol required half a kilogram of cassava. So that can be applied in the vehicle, bioetanol still must be mixed with a premium. The difference one appeal or nine liters of bioethanol should be mixed with nine liters of premium.

According to Eka Bukit, produesen bioethanol, the use of this type of fuel gas emissions dispose of the vehicle so low. "The engines are not titillate," said Eka at the Bogor Institute of Agriculture, West Java. Not only that, researchers from the IPB also assess the quality of bioethanol equivalent pertamax.

Bioethanol have been sold freely in the market with a price of around Rp 15 thousand per liter. However, to use, machines, vehicles must be modified first. For that you want to know how to make bioetanol, can follow the training provided IPB free.

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No need to buy now

As usual we always facing problem when we try to combine or compare my cassava chips with other traditional food, last night I really interesting with one of my college hobbies he likes cassava so much but he also like driving a fancy car with branded items cars. Several collections of branded cars he has already but still he always hunting and find other.

For me it is just a simple think to understand his questions “tell me how you can compare what is the different between 3 branded car, that I mention Toyota 2008 scion and Mazda “ actually I understand very well this favorite car especially I have an information detail at 2008 scion tc reviews no need to asked to to the seller for it detail specification.

Last Saturday we when to the big car dealer and asked several question about my favorite cars, but still we not yet decide which one that me and my wife to buy, although several cars dealer we already survey. well until we decide not to rush to buy the cars since we also need to split the budget with other think and still the needs for this transportation tools still not yet need to replace.

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A unigene catalogue of 5700 expressed genes in cassava

Full Abstract
Two economically important characters, starch content and cassava bacterial blight resistance, were targeted to generate a large collection of cassava ESTs. Two libraries were constructed from cassava root tissues of varieties with high and low starch contents. Other libraries were constructed from plant tissues challenged by the pathogen Xanthomonas axonopodis pv.manihotis.
We report here the single pass sequencing of 11,954 cDNA clones from the 5' ends, including 111 from the 3' ends. Cluster analysis permitted the identification of a unigene set of 5,700 sequences. Sequence analyses permitted the assignment of a putative functional category for 37% of sequences whereas approximately 16% sequences did not show any significant similarity with other proteins present in the database and therefore can be considered as cassava specific genes. A group of genes belonging to a large multigene family was identified. We characterize a set of genes detected only in infected libraries putatively involved in the defense response to pathogen infection.
By comparing two libraries obtained from cultivars contrasting in their starch content a group of genes associated to starch biosynthesis and differentially expressed was identified.
This is the first large cassava EST resource developed today and publicly available thus making a significant contribution to genomic knowledge of cassava.

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KINGKONG Cassava chip


KINGKONG Cassava chip Made from cassava special the certifiable in slices the same flimsy and given flavor with quality so that this cassava chip is very crisp, delicious, hygienic and no cholesterol

Ingredient
Cassava, palm oil, sugar, chiken black pepper seasoning powder and salt

Information of value gizi
(serving measuring 25 g)

total energy 1300 kkaljavascript:void(0)
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total fat 60 kkal

Fat 7 g
Protein 1g
Carbohydrate 17 g
Sugar 1 g
Natrium 60mg

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Today is not my day

Early morning October 10, 2008, I am ready for my big day, well it is already three months I’ve been waiting for this occasion. First week of July I have submitted my proposal for bio fuel, and bio ethanol to Department of Agriculture at Lamongan – East Java – Indonesia.

They were very interested in Bio Fuel that I ever post at my blog , several community at Turi Village – Lamongan East Java Indonesia, has already this kind of project and want to share with me as they see that my article really useful for their community. For me this is a chance and challenge to develop this bio fuel project, since they also has the same interest.

So I’ve decided to give a talk. and assume that my tools for my presentation is ready and they already prepared everything for my presentation for their development project in bio fuel…while they in their activity, I try to set up my tools, I really want to show to the community that my presentation is good presentation, and I really confident at that time.

The audience is really enthusiast and I start my presentation with my first page, second and so on , I have a little bit trouble,……suddenly my flash presentation is stuck and I could not continue my presentation. Despite many times to carry on, still it does not work properly and end up with my first page of presentation.
At that time need extra touch for it, I have no idea why it’s become worst, although I have prepare it in a long time. After a while, I continue to do it and the worst is my presentation stuck!!

My best friend ever told me that he ever heard about one of the company that has a problem solving for this experience, he told me that my presentation will be best presentation that I ever have. Just need to type what I need and pass to Chicago Video Production Company for stand out presentation, visual stunning and it can help creating our presentation better, well just need to give a try, nothing to lose right?

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Develop bioethanol from cassava

Administration in Sidoarjo regency, in cooperation with the 10 November Institute of Technology (ITS), Surabaya, is developing bioethanol as an alternative to replace kerosene increasingly rare.

Meanwhile, institutions are developing technology that is applied, the processing plant design and conduct a series of research and training programs for farmers, local government is encouraging the planting called gendruwo (very large) plant cassava as raw materials for alternative energy.

Regent of Sidoarjo, Win Hendrarso, hailed the development of bioethanol as alternative energy, since the government-run oil-gas to energy conversion program failed, with natural gas, liquid, which can not be reached for the majority of poor people.

"I do not want to see people formed long queues for scarce and expensive oil. We must find solutions to the energy crisis and bioethanol can help make energy a successful campaign," he told The Jakarta Post on Thursday.

District administration and ITS has been providing training for local farmers and conduct research on how to produce bioethanol from cassava, as has been done in other provinces, he said. Farmers will be encouraged to intensive sugar cane and soybean crops, which can be used to produce alcohol. The district administration is committed to build a large factory to produce bioethanol, he added.

ITS Chairman of the research team, Sri Nurhatika, said that if the energy project that can be successfully implemented, one liter of bioethanol will be equal to nine liters of kerosene.

"A liter of bioethanol cost Rp 10,000, but the cost of kerosene to Rp 4,000 per liter," he said, adding that the development of cassava bioethanol to become more efficient and secure grains from or sugar cane, which can be vulnerable to food crisis in the future.

He said cassava waste can be recycled as feed for animals, such as processing factory will extract the carbohydrate component of cassava, the discarding of protein.

"The technology is environmentally friendly and will not waste dump."

Sri said the team is also conducting an experiment on the use of bioethanol for motorcycles and cars. "If this project is reasonable and efficient, we will campaign for the use of bioethanol for cars."

Eko Bambang Alfiatno, researchers from the University of Airlangga, said the bioethanol from crops such as cassava and bananas must be promoted and developed further by the government to win the race in the world of alternative energy.

"Indonesia still has a land area of neglected land that can be converted into and cassava plantations for the production of alternative energy," he said, adding that the existing agricultural land must be preserved for agriculture to avoid food shortages.

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Tangub City sets aside 1000 hactares for cassava production

Cagayan de Oro City, A total of 1,000 hectares of land is being set aside by the City Government of Tangub for cassava production in support of the target of the provincial government of Misamis Occidental.

According to Provincial Agriculturist Jose Sattore, the land is located at the hinterland barangays in the city.

"Tangub City, through the leadership of Mayor Tan, is setting aside 1,000 hectares of land to be used for cassava plantation and these barangays will benefit the support from Korean investors, " Satorre said.

He added that this project would surely provide employment and livelihood to the people in the barangays because as stakeholders, they would be the one to undertake the project by planting cassava and the investor will directly buy the product from the farmers.

He further said that three months ago, the two investors--Isabela Corporation and Biograde Corporation visited the province and expressed their desire to put up business in Misamis Occidental through cassava production.

Because of this, Governor Loreto Leo S. Ocampos directed Satorre to coordinate with all the local government units in the province and to negotiate for the area to be utilized for cassava production.

Because of the positive impact of the project, Tangub City is one of the local government units in the province that supported this as it would help uplift the economic status of Tangubanons.

Aside from Tangub City, the municipalities of Bonifacio, Clarin, Tudela, Sinacaban up to Sapang Dalaga and the cities of Oroquieta and Ozamiz are also sparing hectares of land for the project.

Based on the initial agreement, a total of P90 million will be invested for the entire project in Misamis Occidental, of which 90 to 95 percent of the cost will directly benefit the farmers.

Likewise a P225-million worth of processing plant will be built to process the produced cassava from the province.

According to Satorre, anytime this month, the investor will come back to finalize the contract, signaling the start of the project-the primary reason his office is currently fast-tracking the coordination with the different LGUs in Misamis Occidental.

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Business Opportunities Cassava also can be Franchised (TelaKrez)

What are you listening in the minds of cassava? Something cassava boiled, fried cassava, cassava chip and cassava fuel.
What if cassava coated chocolate or strawberry? I think the corn fuel?
Cassava various taste is not just a mere illusion. Firmansyah Budi any change snack people is a commodity business that arouse, only his mother capitalization kitchen equipment.
December 2005, he started a business cassava (in the language called Java Have from yam) is the trademark Tela Krez. January 2006, he decided to develop the business concept with the franchise.
Not vain, Have Krez now has 120 outlets in 22 U.S. cities, Ranging from Yogyakarta, Jakarta, Malang, Surabaya, Ciledug to Samarinda and Makasar, Most people want to participate peddle Tela Krez because of cheap capital. Only with 4,5 million IDR, you can start this business.
With the capital that, you get a outlets with equipment and raw materials early. You are also free franchise fee for 3 years. Not only cheap, the return of investment it quickly, only about one month.
You can choose a permanent outlet that can be placed in shopping centers or outlets which refection be around. There are dozens of taste that can be sold cassava. Sales normally reach 20-200 pack each day, depending on the location of outlets.
"Because of cheap, elementary school children can also buy, because the soft parents also like," said Firmansyah on detikFinance in during the exhibition franchises last week. If their sales reached 20 packs a day, then turnover is around 1.8 million IDR per day.
If you want more stability again, you can instill Rp 5-6 million at the same time. Same as before, you get the outlets, equipment, and raw materials early. But you can franchise fee, free for 5 years plus a guarantee of capital return in one year.
In addition to the capital because of the cheap, and the return of the investment quickly, the business risk is relatively small because the food business can never be quiet.
Tela Krez also been awarded Indonesia Entrepreneur Small Medium Business Award 2007 category of traditional food with high economic value.

Interested? Please contact Firmansyah no phone: 0274-7000211

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