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Research output materials

Economic Valuation of Fortified Cassava Peels for Goat Feeding in South-western Nigeria

Economic Valuation of Fortified Cassava Peels for Goat Feeding in South-western Nigeria

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Application of value chain analysis in understanding the wastes and losses of cassava in Vietnam

Application of value chain analysis in understanding the wastes and losses of cassava in Vietnam

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Operational documents

Communications Strategy

Communications Strategy

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Promotional materials

Gratitude project poster in Vietnamese

Gratitude project poster in Vietnamese

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Gratitude project poster

Gratitude project poster

Gratitude poster FINAL

 Main Gratitude poster to give an introduction to the project

Gratitude project brochure

Gratitude project brochure

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Posters and Presentations

Presentations from final dissemination meeting in Porto, Portugal

Presentations from final dissemination meeting in Porto, Portugal

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Poster - Steps in mushroom cultivation from cassava peels

Poster - Steps in mushroom cultivation from cassava peels

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Poster - High Quality Yam Flour - FUNAAB

Poster - High Quality Yam Flour - FUNAAB

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Poster - High Quality Cassava-Tigernut extruded snack

Poster - High Quality Cassava-Tigernut extruded snack

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Poster - Sprout Control of Yam to reduce post‐harvest losses

Poster - Sprout Control of Yam to reduce post‐harvest losses

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Poster - Commercialised Small Ruminant Feed from Cassava waste in Southwest Nigeria

Poster - Commercialised Small Ruminant Feed from Cassava waste in Southwest Nigeria

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Poster - Household decision-making to reduce post-harvest losses and add value to cassava peels in Ghana, Nigeria and Vietnam

Poster - Household decision-making to reduce post-harvest losses and add value to cassava peels in Ghana, Nigeria and Vietnam

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Poster - Fried snacks from brewers spent High Quality Cassava Flour and wheat flour - FUNAAB

Poster - Fried snacks from brewers spent High Quality Cassava Flour and wheat flour - FUNAAB

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Poster - Novel products from roots, tubers and waste FUNAAB

Poster - Novel products from roots, tubers and waste FUNAAB

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Cassava and Yam production in developing countries: Safety Assessment Poster

Cassava and Yam production in developing countries: Safety Assessment Poster

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 Cassava and yam production in developing countries: safety assessment. Poster by Clara Piccirillo, ESB Portugal

Deliverable reports

Project deliverables by work package (Research Area)

Project deliverables by work package (Research Area)

WP1 - Value chain assessment and management

Deliverable   Title Dissemination level   Submitted/Accepted
 1  Value chains and levels/causes of postharvest losses for cassava and yam   Public  Accepted
 2  Market potential for the range of potential waste product solutions  Public  Accepted 
 3 Development and validation of approaches to support household decision making  Public  Accepted
 4 Analysis of the impact of availability on price and competitiveness  Public  Pending
 5 Benchmarking of approaches to reducing postharvest losses and value addition to wastes  Public  Pending

WP2 - Reduced postharvest losses of fresh produce

Deliverable   Title Dissemination level   Submitted/Accepted
 1 Identification of key yam species/varieties and levels of loss on farm within target region  Public   Accepted
 2 Definition of postharvest characteristics of key yam species/varieties  Public   Ready to submit 
 3 Optimal on-farm strategies for curing, sprout control and storage identified  Public   Pending 

WP3 - Alternative market development

Deliverable   Title Dissemination level   Submitted/Accepted
 1 Development of methods for making yam flour and assess the nutritional composition  Public  Accepted
 2 Development and validation of improved drying systems for high quality cassava products  Public   Ready to submit
 3  Development and validation of other high value uses of processed cassava products  PP   Ready to submit 
 4 Assessment of the storage and packaging characteristics for high quality yam flour  Public  Ready to submit
 5 Potential to use feed High Quality Cassava Flour into the brewing industry assessed  PP  Ready to submit

WP4 - Adding value to waste products

Deliverable   Title Dissemination level   Submitted/Accepted
 1 Development of methods for growing mushrooms from the waste cassava and yam peel  Public  Accepted
 2 Development and validation of methods for turning peel into animal feed suitable (goats)  Public  Ready to submit
 3  Development of methods for extracting starch and other nutrients from cassava peel  Public   Pending 
 4 Development of methods for producing snack foods ingredients from waste from brewing cassava beer  Restricted  Pending
 5 Development of methods for scaling up mushroom production as commercial enterprises  Public  Pending
 6 Development of methods for turning waste from cassava beer production into snack food ingredients  Restricted  Ready to submit
 7 Development of methods for scaling up production as commercial enterprises  Public  Pending
 8 Development and validation of methods for scaling up animal feed production (commercially viable)  Public  Pending

WP5 - Food safety, quality and compliance

Deliverable   Title Dissemination level   Submitted/Accepted
 1 Food safety baseline assessment  Public  Accepted
 2 Develop HACCP based systems  Public   Pending 
 3  Follow up surveillance of the quality management systems (safety, quality and economic factors)  Public   Pending 

WP6 - Demonstration of technologies with beneficiaries

Deliverable   Title Dissemination level   Submitted/Accepted
 1 Web-based platform for south-south interactions  PP  Accepted
 2 Selection of products and enterprises chosen for the study           Public   Ready to submit 
 3  Demonstration of new products from WP2, WP3 and WP4  Public   Pending 

WP7 - Dissemination and support to replication

Deliverable   Title Dissemination level   Submitted/Accepted
 1 Website, video, interactive media on project achievements and results  Public  Accepted
 2 Initial project publicity information produced - press releases, briefs and handouts  Public  Accepted
 3 Development of a communication, dissemination and training strategy  Public  Accepted
 4 Communication, dissemination and training strategy - Mid term update  Public  Accepted
 5 Training materials and guidelines designed and produced  Public  Pending
 6 Communication, dissemination and training strategy - Final stage  Public  Pending
 7 Dissemination workshop with major stakeholders and publication of the proceedings  Public  Pending

WP8 - Management and monitoring and evaluation

Deliverable   Title Dissemination level   Submitted/Accepted
 1 Kick-off meeting  Public  Accepted
 2 Project management committee  Public  Accepted
 3 Project management committee meeting                                    Public   Pending 

Training materials

Food safety for food grade cassava wet starch

Food safety for food grade cassava wet starch

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Food safety for oyster mushrooms grown from cassava residues (peels and stalks)

Food safety for oyster mushrooms grown from cassava residues (peels and stalks)

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