TT No. 225: Integration of Dairy Goats with Oil Palm

The majority of goats in this country are reared by smallholders for their meat. Most of these goats roam freely in the plantations and few are integrated with the crops using workable system. There are only 58 commercial goat farms in the country and only four of them rear dairy goat for milking. The dairy […]

TT No. 223: Peach Palm (Bactris gasipaes) for Palm Heart Production

Bactris gasipaes also known as peach palm or pejibaye is an important food crop in the humid lowlands of Central and South America. This species gives two edible products; starchy fruits and palm heart (salad). There is a great pressure to diversify the current plantation crops which are largely dominated by oil palm, rubber and […]