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LET OIL OXYGENATE AGRICULTURE

LET OIL OXYGENATE AGRICULTURE

By Dominic Hlordzi

Under Ghana’s Development Agenda, Agriculture is identified as a key economic pillar. Modernizing agriculture is inextricably linked to Ghana’s ability to be self-sufficient in food production, produce raw…

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Added by Dominic Hlordzi on April 7, 2015 at 10:49 — No Comments

“Health Problems After Taking Moringa”: Pankaj Oudhia on Forgotten Herbal Formulations to manage the Harmful Effects of Moringa.

“Health Problems After Taking Moringa”: Pankaj Oudhia on Forgotten Herbal Formulations to manage the Harmful Effects of Moringa.

Pankaj Oudhia

Moringa is under promotion as Miracle Tree around the globe.  It is under cultivation in large areas and Internet is flooded with Moringa based Health products. Moringa is presented as sure cure for all diseases from common cold and cough to different types of cancer.

Medicinal…

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Added by Pankaj Oudhia on January 31, 2015 at 12:54 — No Comments

Ideas concerning the evolution of human behavior: Laughing, smiling and being ashamed

 Human Ethology

Laughing and smiling:

Babies smile, adults smile when flirting (Professor Irenaeus Eibl-Eibesfeldt published a lot about that), and/or when they are…

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Added by Hartmut Kaiser on December 31, 2014 at 8:29 — No Comments

Secondhand smoke too dreadfully dangerous

Secondhand smoke too dreadfully dangerous

Mir Lutful Kabir Saadi

Secondhand smoke is simply other people's tobacco smoke. Wherever people smoke, there is secondhand smoke in the air. There is no doubt breathing second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS) is dreadfully dangerous to health. It causes cancer, as well as many serious respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in children and adults, often leading to death.…

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Added by Saadi, Mir Lutful Kabir on December 12, 2014 at 13:55 — 1 Comment

WHEN OIL FUELS AGRICULTURE

 

Agriculture is said to be the backbone of Ghana’s economy. It employs about half the workforce of the nation. Investment in the sector has not been the best over the years culminating in decline in food production.

To avoid neglect of the sector, with the coming on stream of oil, the crafters of the…

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Added by Dominic Hlordzi on November 17, 2014 at 14:13 — No Comments

Pankaj Oudhia on Medicinal Rice for Lagerstroemia Root Toxicity, Epilepsy curing Pipiribas Rice and Encyclopedia on Oryza

Pankaj Oudhia on Medicinal Rice for Lagerstroemia Root Toxicity, Epilepsy curing Pipiribas Rice and Encyclopedia on Oryza

 Pankaj Oudhia

In hundreds of Traditional Herbal Formulations used for treatment of different diseases Lagerstroemia roots are added as important ingredient. Lagerstroemia is collected from wild at different stages of plant growth and used in Herbal Formulations. Although Ancient literature related to different systems of medicines give…

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Added by Pankaj Oudhia on November 17, 2014 at 8:36 — No Comments

Crescent University Holds 6th Convocation Lecture

CRESCENT UNIVERSITY HOLDS 6TH CONVOCATION LECTURE,

...Advocates Support for Private Universities Once Again



By Idris Katib



Crescent University, Abeokuta held its sixth convocation lecture today with the topic title " Youths, Education and Nation-building: Challenges, Prospects and Realities in Nigeria", advocating government support for private universities.



The University was founded by the former world court judge, Prince Bola Ajibola in 2005 with the… Continue

Added by Idris Katib on October 19, 2014 at 16:28 — No Comments

Crescent Varsity Valedictorian Reveals Secret of Success Story

'I Was Motivated by a Past Valedictorian"-Crescent Best Graduating Student



CRESCENT VARSITY VALEDICTORIAN REVEALS SECRET OF SUCCESS STORY



By Idris Katib,ANIPR



The best graduating student at Crescent University, Abeokuta, for the 2013/2014 academic session, Ibrahim Ayoola Olatunde has unveiled the reason behind his success as the valedictorian of the institution.



Olatunde who led 247 others to emerge the best graduating student from Computer Science of… Continue

Added by Idris Katib on October 19, 2014 at 16:25 — No Comments

A STANDING OVATION FOR PROF. KEHINDE OKELEYE

A STANDING OVATION FOR PROF. KEHINDE OKELEYE

The Outgoing Vice Chancellor of Crescent University, Abeokuta



By Idris Katib, ANIPR



A standing ovation or applause as it is often referred to at public functions is a rare gesture displayed to honour only few wo(men) even in academic communities where knowledge reigns supreme.This is because many are called but few are chosen. Only people of sterling qualities bag such an honour. In educational environment, only the… Continue

Added by Idris Katib on October 19, 2014 at 16:19 — No Comments

WATER WILL FLOW

 

 

Contractors working on water expansion projects in Ghana are working feverishly to complete the projects on schedule to enhance water supply throughout the country. Currently 22 major water projects being undertaken by the government are at various stages of completion. Some have been…

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Added by Dominic Hlordzi on August 16, 2014 at 11:58 — No Comments

US MEDIA GAVE LITTLE COVERAGE TO US-AFRICA SUMMIT.

For decades, the mainstream American media has depicted Africa as a tortured continent beset by disease, famine and poverty. That image hasn't changed despite dramatic changes sweeping the region – rapid economic growth, cutting-edge innovation and shifting perceptions of Africa in the rest of the…

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Added by Dominic Hlordzi on August 14, 2014 at 16:57 — No Comments

GUARDIAN OF TRADITIONAL TREASURES

GUARDIAN OF TRADITIONAL TREASURES

G.S.UNNIKRISHNAN NAIR

In India as well as rest of the world, genetic erosion is happening among native farm animal breeds. In Kerala, some highly productive breeds were promoted in the last three decades to meet the rising demand for animal products. The semen of these 'elite' breeds were used extensively for crossing with indigenous breeds, leading to large-scale propagation of a few exotic breeds at the cost of the native breeds, some…

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Added by G.S.UNNIKRISHNAN NAIR on August 2, 2014 at 12:32 — No Comments

Ghana's Draft Petroleum Exploration and Production Bill 2013 unfavourable and unprogressive-GIGS

The Ghana Institute of Governance and Security has urged government to take a second look at the Draft Petroleum Exploration and Production Bill 2013 in order to shift from the present regime where oil blocks are given out on concession agreements.

The Institute says after a careful…

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Added by Dominic Hlordzi on July 30, 2014 at 19:17 — No Comments

SAHARA TAKES A PIECE OF GHANA’S BLACK GOLD BLOCKS

Ghana’s Legislature has ratified the Petroleum agreement among the Government of Ghana, the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation GNPC and the Sahara Energy Fields Ghana Limited for the exploration, development and production of hydrocarbons in the Shallow Water Cape Three Points Block…

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Added by Dominic Hlordzi on July 19, 2014 at 19:58 — No Comments

Parliament of Ghana okays Oil and Gas Freeport Project.

The Parliament of Ghana has amidst heated debates approved a commercial agreement among the Government of Ghana, Lonrho Ports Limited and the Atuabo Free Port Ghana Limited for the construction of a six hundred million (US$600 million) US Dollar Oil and Gas Freeport…

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Added by Dominic Hlordzi on July 19, 2014 at 12:23 — No Comments

Traditional medicinal knowledge about Latoia lepida Cram. (Lepidoptera : Limacodidae) feeding on Ama (Mango) leaves in Chhattisgarh, India. Updated Version.

Traditional medicinal knowledge about Latoia lepida Cram. (Lepidoptera : Limacodidae) feeding on Ama (Mango) leaves in Chhattisgarh, India. Updated Version.

Pankaj Oudhia

Introduction

Entomophagy and Entomotherapy are well known in Asia since generations. Unfortunately not much work has been done to document valuable Traditional Medicinal Knowledge about Insects. Pankaj Oudhia is documenting this knowledge since year…

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Added by Pankaj Oudhia on July 2, 2014 at 3:56 — No Comments

Traditional medicinal knowledge about Latoia lepida Cram. (Lepidoptera : Limacodidae) feeding on Neem (Azadirachta indica) leaves, in Chhattisgarh, India. Updated Version.

Traditional medicinal knowledge about Latoia lepida Cram. (Lepidoptera : Limacodidae) feeding on Neem (Azadirachta indica) leaves, in Chhattisgarh, India. Updated Version.

Pankaj Oudhia

Introduction

Entomophagy and Entomotherapy are well known in Asia since generations. Unfortunately not much work has been done to document valuable Traditional Medicinal Knowledge about Insects. Pankaj Oudhia is documenting this…

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Added by Pankaj Oudhia on June 30, 2014 at 15:19 — No Comments

Traditional medicinal knowledge about Pea leaf miner Phytomyza atricornis Gour. (Diptera : Agromyzidae) feeding on Bathua (Chenopodium album) leaves, in Chhattisgarh, India. Updated Version.

Traditional medicinal knowledge about Pea leaf miner Phytomyza atricornis Gour. (Diptera : Agromyzidae) feeding on Bathua (Chenopodium album) leaves, in Chhattisgarh, India. Updated Version.

Pankaj Oudhia

Introduction

Entomophagy and Entomotherapy are well known in Asia since generations. Unfortunately not much work has been done to document valuable Traditional Medicinal Knowledge about Insects. Pankaj Oudhia is…

Continue

Added by Pankaj Oudhia on June 29, 2014 at 7:00 — No Comments

Traditional medicinal knowledge about Mango stone Weevil Sternochetus mangiferae (Fabricius) [Coleoptera : Curculionidae] in Chhattisgarh, India. Updated Version.

Traditional medicinal knowledge about Mango stone Weevil Sternochetus mangiferae (Fabricius) [Coleoptera : Curculionidae] in Chhattisgarh, India. Updated Version.

Pankaj Oudhia

Introduction

Entomophagy and Entomotherapy are well known in Asia since generations. Unfortunately not much work has been done to document valuable Traditional Medicinal Knowledge about Insects. Pankaj Oudhia is documenting this knowledge since year 1990. The…

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Added by Pankaj Oudhia on June 28, 2014 at 5:14 — No Comments

Traditional medicinal knowledge about Heteropsylla cubana Crawford, 1914 feeding on Subabool (Leucaena leucocephala) in Chhattisgarh, India. Updated Version.

Traditional medicinal knowledge about Heteropsylla cubana Crawford, 1914 feeding on Subabool (Leucaena leucocephala) in Chhattisgarh, India. Updated Version.

Pankaj Oudhia

Introduction

Entomophagy and Entomotherapy are well known in Asia since generations. Unfortunately not much work has been done to document valuable Traditional Medicinal Knowledge about Insects. Pankaj Oudhia is documenting this knowledge since year 1990. The…

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Added by Pankaj Oudhia on June 27, 2014 at 5:38 — No Comments

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