an economic analysis of small-scale technologies for palm oil extraction in central and west africa

  • Ayesha Ibrahim Independent Consultant WACAPOL LinkedIn

    WACAPOL manufactures and installs Small Scale Palm Oil Processing Mini Mills (POPMs) capable of processing from 1 4 tonnes of Fresh Fruit Bunches (FFBs) per hour. While the POPMs may be used anywhere in the world, they have been designed specifically for the palm oil sectors and environment of west and central Africa.

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  • An economic analysis of small-scale technologies for palm

    Mar 01, 1990· World Development, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 455-476, 1990. Printed in Great Britain. 0305-750X/90 $3.00+0.00 ~^e 1990 Pergamon Press plc An Economic Analysis of Small-Scale Technologies for Palm Oil Extraction in Central and West Africa ERIC L. HYMAN* Appropriate Technology International, Washington, DC Summary.

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  • INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGY

    Keywords: Palm kernel, Cracking, Separation, Projection angle, Efficiency —————————— —————————— 1.0 According to Anaekwe, 2011, it is generally believed INTRODUCTION: The oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) originated from the tropical rain forest region of Africa, but due to its economic important as the world

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  • The Palm Oil Industry: Palm Oil Processing operation

    Oil palm, Elaeis guineensis, was introduced to Malaya in 1870 from West Africa. This hardy crop starts bearing fruit within 2 1/2 to 3 years and keeps bearing fruit for up to 25 years, making it the longest yielding crop in the world. The fleshy outer layer produces crude palm oil and the seed yields palm kernel oil.

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  • Small-scale Palm oil Processing in West and Central Africa

    The extraction of palm oil from oil palm fruits is practiced in many countries in Africa. The technologies for these processes are, in most cases, either still traditional or very modern.

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  • Palm Oil Demand And Main Producing Areas Palm Oil Mill

    The main origin of palm oil. Palm oil is also known as palm oil and palm peel oil. The oil extracted from the peel of oil palm fruit is a non-drying oil. Oil palm fruit is native to the west coast of Africa. A large number of Southeast Asian countries began to plant it in the 1970s.

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  • An economic analysis of small-scale technologies for palm

    An economic analysis of small-scale technologies for palm oil extraction in Central and West Africa. Artisanal production of palm oil meets a significant and growing portion of the domestic demand in Central and West Africa. The traditional technology of pressing palm fruits is laborious and has a low yield of oil. In some areas, service

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  • FOREWORD UCANR

    processing technologies and machinery that can be used for the extraction of palm oil and palm kernel oil, and provides information on several suppliers of equipment in Africa. It is hoped that this document will contribute to the improvement of the yield and quality of palm oil and to the modernisation of small-scale palm oil mills in Africa.

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  • Oil palm marketing, Nigeria-lessons to learn from Malaysia

    Hyman EL (1990). An Economic Analysis of small scale Technologies for Palm Oil Extraction in Central and West Africa". World Dev. 18(3):455-476. Crossref : Jalani BS, Ariffion D, Chan KW (2000). Malaysia's contribution to improving the value and use of palm oil through moderm technologies in Burotrop Bulletin No. 19 February, 2003 P. 25.

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  • Palm Oil Extraction Process, Methods, Steps Agri Farming

    Jan 08, 2019· Palm oil types: Red palm oil: Red palm oil has been cold-pressed from the fruit of the oil palm and bottled for use as cooking oil, in addition to other uses such as being blended into mayonnaise and vegetable oil.. White palm oil: White palm oil is the product of processing and refining. When refined, the palm oil loses its red color. It is extensively used in food manufacture and can be

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  • (PDF) FEASIBILITY REPORT OF OIL MILL FIRM TONY AMADI

    The palm bears it fruit in bunches varying in 3 weight from 10 to 40kg. The fruit contain palm oil in a fibrous matrix, a central nut consisting of a shall and the karnel which itself contains, an oil, quite different to palm oil, resembling coconut oil. Palm oil mills

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  • The region is returning to the fore as a palm oil producer

    The palm oil industry is coming full circle in West Africa. The commodity was first produced in the region as early as the 16th century and commercial trade began in 1820. In the mid-19th century traders transported planting materials from Ghana to Asia, where the climate proved highly conducive for growth. The industry boomed in this new location, leaving Africa behind. Now, West Africa is

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  • (PDF) FEASIBILITY REPORT OF OIL MILL FIRM TONY AMADI

    The palm bears it fruit in bunches varying in 3 weight from 10 to 40kg. The fruit contain palm oil in a fibrous matrix, a central nut consisting of a shall and the karnel which itself contains, an oil, quite different to palm oil, resembling coconut oil. Palm oil mills

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    How technology can boost productivity in small-scale mining 11 June 2020 The fourth revolution is about much more than technology—it is an opportunity to unite global communities by improving communication and access to information, to build sustainable economies, to adapt and modernize governance models, to reduce material and social

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  • Production Of Palm Oil And Effect Of Heat On It Project

    Aug 29, 2017· The first plantations were established on Sumatra in 1911, and in 1917 in Malaysia. Oil palm plantations were established in tropical America and west Africa about this time, and in 2003, palm oil production equaled that of soybean, which had been the number one oil crop for many years.

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  • Palm Oil Industry in Nigeria: Value Chain Analysis

    Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR), Oil Palm Dealers Associations, Golden Oil company-Onitsha, Sudit Oil-Ibadan, PRESCO, Okitipupa Oil Palm Company (OOPC) and Smaller-holder farmers across the Niger Delta region. The Palm Oil value Chain Analysis study benefited immensely from many individuals and institutions.

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  • Improving the quality of crude palm oil WUR

    1.2 Main actors of the oil palm industry 1.2.1 Small-scale production, processing and marketing The small-scale independent farmers cultivate 87% of the roughly 306,000 hectares (ha) of land under oil palm cultivation and produce about 80% of the fresh fruit bunches in Ghana (MoFA, 2011).

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  • Potential Impact of Oilpalm Fruit Digester Screw Press on

    [8] R. Harris: Improving Small-Scale Oilpalm Mills. Interim report of Phase 1. A Survey of Palm Oil and Palm kernel extraction equipment manufactured in Europe, West Africa and central Africa and Latin America. FAO/ Project GCP INT/588/LFC. Rome (1995).

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    A Punch report says the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has moved to increase the existing fund under the Targeted Credit Facility (TCF) for households and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) from N150bn to N300bn to accommodate more affected individuals and businesses in the economy.

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  • Introduction Of Small-Scale Palm Oil Processing In Africa

    Modern processing of oil palm fruit bunches into edible oil is practiced using various methods, which may be grouped into four categories according to their throughput and degree of complexity. These are the traditional methods, small-scale mechanical units, medium-scale mills and large industrial mills. Generally, processing units handling up to 2 tonnes of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) per hour

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  • Over-view of the Oil Palm Industry in in Ghana

    Introduction: oil palm, areas in W. Africa and cultivation in Ghana • The oil palm Elaeis guineensis Jacq. ranks among the most important oil producing crops in Sub-saharan Africa, and is one of the most important sources of edible oil. • The oil palm belt in Africa runs

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  • Palm Oil Industry in Nigeria: Value Chain Analysis

    Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR), Oil Palm Dealers Associations, Golden Oil company-Onitsha, Sudit Oil-Ibadan, PRESCO, Okitipupa Oil Palm Company (OOPC) and Smaller-holder farmers across the Niger Delta region. The Palm Oil value Chain Analysis study benefited immensely from many individuals and institutions.

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  • Modification in the design of an already existing palm nut

    affordable for small scale palm nut fruit processing mill operators. Key words: Modification, palm nut fibre, separator, palm oil. INTRODUCTION The shortages and importance of palm oil over the years in West Africa in particular, and other parts of the world where the production of the oil

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  • Over-view of the Oil Palm Industry in in Ghana

    Introduction: oil palm, areas in W. Africa and cultivation in Ghana • The oil palm Elaeis guineensis Jacq. ranks among the most important oil producing crops in Sub-saharan Africa, and is one of the most important sources of edible oil. • The oil palm belt in Africa runs

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  • 2 OIL PALM

    2 OIL PALM 2.1 Origin of oil palm. It is generally agreed that the Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis) originated in the tropical rain forest region of West Africa.The main belt runs through the southern latitudes of Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo and into the equatorial region of Angola and the Congo.

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  • Palm Oil Production as a Poverty Alleviation Strategy

    Palm oil is one of the commodities produced in rural Nigeria whose consumption daily in the human diet and use as an industrial raw material have increased its potentials for income generation and poverty alleviation. This study examined the contribution of palm oil production to income generation among 120 small-scale farmers selected from the farming communities in Ekiti State, Nigeria.

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  • Chapter 22: West Africa Flashcards Quizlet

    South-Central part of West Africa. The Cameroon Highlands lie between. Nigeria and Cameroon. fishing and the production of palm oil were strong industries in the Niger delta region, but. Employing more sustainable technologies like solar cooking and small-scale irrigation pumps. Has caused erosion and desertification in West Africa.

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  • Over-view of the Oil Palm Industry in in Ghana

    Introduction: oil palm, areas in W. Africa and cultivation in Ghana • The oil palm Elaeis guineensis Jacq. ranks among the most important oil producing crops in Sub-saharan Africa, and is one of the most important sources of edible oil. • The oil palm belt in Africa runs

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  • The Politics of Palm Oil YaleGlobal Online

    Palm oil is Indonesia's most valuable agricultural export and the industry employs nearly 2 million people. Indonesia has laws prohibiting the slash-and-burn method of clearing fields for large plantations, explains Pavin Chachavalpongpun, of Kyoto University's Centre for Southeast Asian Studies.

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  • Chapter 22: West Africa Flashcards Quizlet

    South-Central part of West Africa. The Cameroon Highlands lie between. Nigeria and Cameroon. fishing and the production of palm oil were strong industries in the Niger delta region, but. Employing more sustainable technologies like solar cooking and small-scale irrigation pumps. Has caused erosion and desertification in West Africa.

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  • Production Of Palm Oil And Effect Of Heat On It Project

    Aug 29, 2017· The first plantations were established on Sumatra in 1911, and in 1917 in Malaysia. Oil palm plantations were established in tropical America and west Africa about this time, and in 2003, palm oil production equaled that of soybean, which had been the number one oil crop for many years.

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  • Economic Survey of Oil Palm Products' Processing

    Keywords: Oil palm, gross margin, oil palm processing and marketing. 1. Introduction Oil Palm is a common name for an ornamental and economically valuable palm tree, Elaeis guineensis, native of the west coast of Africa and widespread throughout the tropics. The oil palm

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  • IMPROVING THE INCOME GENERATING POTENTIAL OF THE

    However, in Africa, most of the oil palm is cultivated in small and medium scale holdings with fewer large-scale plantations. Wild groves are also vast and common. The Palm oil was the first vegetable oil to be commercialized. In 1961, 78.1 % of the world palm oil production was from Africa while Asia contributed only 19.3 %. However, in 2002,

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  • Origin of oil palm_Manufacture Palm oil extraction machine

    It is generally agreed that the Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis) originated in the tropical rain forestregion of West Africa. The main belt runs through the southern latitudes of Cameroon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo and into the equatorial region of Angola and the Congo.

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  • Palm Oil Africa-Accra- Event Conference Summit

    Details on palm oil development in West and Central Africa, investment opportunities, sustainability, yield improvement and other aspects of oil palm plantation will be discussed at Palm Oil Africa which opens in Accra on 05-06 September. See here for more information on program agenda.

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  • Economic Analysis of Oil Palm Production in Surulere Local

    Key words: Production, Oil palm, budgetary analysis, price and profitability. Introduction The oil palm (Elaeis guineensis ) is an ancient plant originated from and grown in tropical rain forest region of West Africa. The oil extracted from its fruits has been used as food and medicine through ages. The oil palm

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  • Palm Oil Industry in Nigeria: Value Chain Analysis

    Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR), Oil Palm Dealers Associations, Golden Oil company-Onitsha, Sudit Oil-Ibadan, PRESCO, Okitipupa Oil Palm Company (OOPC) and Smaller-holder farmers across the Niger Delta region. The Palm Oil value Chain Analysis study benefited immensely from many individuals and institutions.

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  • Yield gap analysis and entry points for improving

    The demand for palm oil in West Africa is outstripping supply, with an annual deficit estimated of>1 million t crude palm oil (CPO) for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in 2013 (FAO, 2017). Ghana had an annual CPO production shortfall of approximately 106,000t in 2013. Part of the deficit was compensated by costly im-

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  • TECHNOLOGICAL TRAINING NEEDS OF SMALL SCALE OIL-

    Oil palm is a perennial crop that originated in the tropical rain forest of West Africa and latter spread to South America and Asia in the 16th and 17th century, respectively. It is one of the most productive oil crop and its products (palm oil) ranked high in the list of the world's leading agricultural commodities.

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  • Artisanal Milling of Palm Oil in Cameroon

    medicines (roots)] are of great economic value in West and Central Africa (Carrere 2010; Ibitoye et al. 2011). For centuries, oil palm has provided local communities with a large number of benefits. Its primary purpose until now has been the extraction of palm oil (from the flesh of the oil palm fruit)

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  • Ayesha Ibrahim Independent Consultant WACAPOL LinkedIn

    WACAPOL manufactures and installs Small Scale Palm Oil Processing Mini Mills (POPMs) capable of processing from 1 4 tonnes of Fresh Fruit Bunches (FFBs) per hour. While the POPMs may be used anywhere in the world, they have been designed specifically for the palm oil sectors and environment of west and central Africa.

    Get Price
  • INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGY

    Keywords: Palm kernel, Cracking, Separation, Projection angle, Efficiency —————————— —————————— 1.0 According to Anaekwe, 2011, it is generally believed INTRODUCTION: The oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) originated from the tropical rain forest region of Africa, but due to its economic important as the world

    Get Price
  • Analyzing the Technical Efficiency of Small–Scale Palm-Oil

    Palm oil based cooking oil is the cheapest type of vegetable oil, making it a staple for consumers in developing nations across Asia, Africa and the middle East. Oil palm is an indigent of West Africa (Kiple and Ornelas 2014) where it adapts favourably to most local West African country soils.

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  • (PDF) Economic Potentials of Oil Palm Production

    Economic Potentials of Oil Palm processing, but also in the determination of the critical areas of possible intervention having fully ascertain the potentials Palm oil (Elaeis Guineensis, native of West Africa) of high productivity and marketability of the products in the 18 Bello R. S. et al.: Economic Potentials of Oil Palm Production and

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  • (PDF) Oil Palm Industry Growth in Africa: A value chain

    The total estimated area of oil palm in the country is 330 000 ha.Ghana's palm oil industry is characterized by large-, medium- and small-scale operators engaged in production, processing and

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  • GRAIN Oil palm production in West and Central Africa

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  • How technology can boost productivity in small-scale

    How technology can boost productivity in small-scale mining 11 June 2020 The fourth revolution is about much more than technology—it is an opportunity to unite global communities by improving communication and access to information, to build sustainable economies, to adapt and modernize governance models, to reduce material and social

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  • (PDF) Economic Potentials of Oil Palm Production

    Economic Potentials of Oil Palm processing, but also in the determination of the critical areas of possible intervention having fully ascertain the potentials Palm oil (Elaeis Guineensis, native of West Africa) of high productivity and marketability of the products in the 18 Bello R. S. et al.: Economic Potentials of Oil Palm Production and

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  • Did palm oil expansion play a role in the Ebola crisis?

    Jan 14, 2015· The researchers noted that since 2006 the Guinean Oil Palm and Rubber Company, a state corporation founded in 1987, has been leading the effort to produce hybrid palms to increase commodity exports.

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  • An agribusiness revolution is needed to save Africa's last

    Since 2005 up to 227,000 square kilometers (87,645 square miles), an area nearly the size of Ghana, has been acquired in sub-Saharan Africa for

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  • Social and Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Large

    with a focus on West and Central Africa (WCA). The core of the report is an analysis of 18 case studies that are among the best-documented LSLAs in terms of their impacts, but the studies are not a

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  • TECHNOLOGICAL TRAINING NEEDS OF SMALL SCALE OIL-

    Oil palm is a perennial crop that originated in the tropical rain forest of West Africa and latter spread to South America and Asia in the 16th and 17th century, respectively. It is one of the most productive oil crop and its products (palm oil) ranked high in the list of the world's leading agricultural commodities.

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