Food

Invest more in agriculture – Kofi Annan urges African gov’ts

September 28, 2012

Invest more in agriculture – Kofi Annan urges African gov’ts

The Chairman of the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), Dr Kofi Annan, has called on African leaders not to be complacent despite the success chalked in the area of agriculture in the recent past. He said it was time African leaders upheld their part of the bargain by increasing investments and encouraging public private partnerships to ensure that all farmers, more...

Business , Economy , Food , Politics

Addressing Food security – critical to MDG achievement

April 24, 2012

Addressing Food security – critical to MDG achievement

Since 1990, the baseline date against which we measure progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), over six hundred million people have been lifted out of poverty and the global population as a whole is healthier, wealthier, and better educated than ever before. These are significant achievements. Yet the aggregate and average figures also disguise the more...

Community , Economy , Food

Should Food Security be an issue in the 2012 Elections in Ghana

April 12, 2012

Should Food Security be an issue in the 2012 Elections in Ghana

Ghana has been hailed as a “beacon of hope” on the African continent due to its record of political stability and progress in development areas. In about seven months from now the country will once again go to the polls to judge the governance of the current NDC led regime, and the question is what this judgment by the people should be based on. In a recent article more...

Business , Economy , Finance , Food , News , Politics

Gezonde Haagse Afrikanen

September 5, 2011

Gezonde Haagse Afrikanen

Stichting Africa Life (SAL) organiseert in samenwerking met de Haagse Hogeschool en de GGD Den Haag van september t/m oktober 2011 'Gezonde Haagse Afrikanen'; een vijftal workshops Gezond koken en dansavonden. zaterdag 10 september donderdag 15 september donderdag 22 september donderdag 29 september zaterdag 8 oktober De workshops zijn more...

Food , Public Announcement

Aardappelsoep met Spekjes / Potato soup with bacon bits

August 19, 2011

Aardappelsoep met Spekjes / Potato soup with bacon bits

For some time now, we have learnt how to cook traditional African dish. Today, we will prepare an interesting dish with a Dutch flavour called Aardappels met Spekjes which means potatoes with bacon bits. The main recipe is listed below: 700 grams/1lb 9oz. peeled potatoes 50 grams/2oz. butter or margarine 200 grams/7oz. thick bacon or fat pork 2 cloves garlic, more...

Food

Eat Healthy, Add fruit to your diet

July 10, 2011

Eat Healthy, Add fruit to your diet

Fruit is the most health and natural food in existence. There are different types of fruits available to eat. Fruit contains a large number of naturally occurring vitamins, minerals, and plant phytochemicals that help benefits. It has also been shown that eating the whole fruit or juice is best to gain the benefits rather than taking supplements to provide each more...

Food , Health

Cook Jollof Rice this weekend

June 30, 2011

Cook Jollof Rice this weekend

Have you ever tasted one of the best known West African dishes “Jollof rice”? It is delicious, taster and yet very easy to prepare. The ingredients used in preparing jollof rice is also readily available everywhere, both in small shops and in big supermarkets. Here is a list of ingredients used in preparing jollof rice. 500 g (1 lb) lean beef or chicken or more...

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A typical African Dish: Waakye

June 18, 2011

A typical African Dish: Waakye

Waakye is a very popular African Ghanaian food. It is often eaten as breakfast or launch, and sold by vendors on the streets of big and small cities alike in Ghana. It is made boiling rice and beans together. Some may include tomatoes, chilli pepper, other spicy ingredients and fish, prawn or meat. Waakye is a delicious and nutritionally rich food. It has been hailed by more...

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Delicious Recipe for Oxtail Stew

June 1, 2011

Delicious Recipe for Oxtail Stew

We serve the oxtails with the bone-in, though if you want you can easily remove the bones from the meat before serving. Ingredients Oxtail can be found at specialty butcher shops, and the market (e.g. Haagse Markt). Other ingredients can be found at any supermarket. 3 lbs oxtails with separated joints Salt and pepper Olive oil 1 medium more...

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