Category Archives: Moringa oleifera

Moringa seed material can give a more efficient water purification process (Science Daily)

Read at : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131205092059.htm Better Water Purification With Seeds from Moringa Trees Seeds from Moringa oleifera trees can be used to purify water. Uppsala University leads a research group which has discovered that seed material can give a more efficient … Continue reading

Posted in Moringa oleifera, Water, water management

Moringa Tree is one of the most useful and multi-purpose plants (Google / Africa Science News)

Read at : Google Alert – desertification http://www.africasciencenews.org/en/index.php/entertainment/52-environment/475-moringa-tree-and-its-role-in-green-economy Moringa Tree And Its Role In Green Economy Written by Cyrus Gachanja Trees have played a critical role in maintaining safe levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere and providing … Continue reading

Posted in Desertification, Forestry, Moringa oleifera

Moringa could help arid nations to fight food insecurity and malnutrition (IPS)

Read at : http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=106539 Miracle Tree is Like a Supermarket By Kristin Palitza CAPE TOWN, Jan 25, 2012 (IPS) – When a food crisis hits the continent, African countries tend to look to the international donor community to mobilise aid. … Continue reading

Posted in drought tolerant plants, food / food security, Forestry, malnutrition, Moringa oleifera

Moringa, the ‘Miracle Tree’, and Clean Drinking Water (Science Daily)

Read at : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/01/120118112005.htm ‘Miracle Tree’ Substance Produces Clean Drinking Water Inexpensively and Sustainably ScienceDaily (Jan. 18, 2012) — A natural substance obtained from seeds of the “miracle tree” could purify and clarify water inexpensively and sustainably in the developing … Continue reading

Posted in drinking water, Moringa oleifera

The exceptionally nutritious moringa tree (IPS)

Read at : http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=105293 Food from Trees to Fight Malnutrition By Emilio Godoy MEXICO CITY, Sep 29, 2011 (IPS) – The exceptionally nutritious moringa tree, native to the foothills of the Himalayas and cultivated in several Latin American countries, could … Continue reading

Posted in food / food security, Forestry, Moringa oleifera

Moringa : the miracle tree (You Tube / Trees for Life)

VIDEO seen at : http://youtu.be/GPeJ4RBWEVU The miracle tree In the village of Tooseng in rural Limpopo a ‘miracle’ tree is changing the lot of a community struggling with food security and malnutrition. We uncover the story of the moringa tree. … Continue reading

Posted in food / food security, Moringa oleifera

Sheabutter Cottage donated Moringa seeds to the Container Gardening Project in Malawi (Patrick HARRY)

Friends of Container Gardening Project in Malawi Open Group willem.vancotthem@groups.facebook.com Message on Facebook (Patrick HARRY) : “Good news to all friends of Container gardening project all over the world : We have received Moringa seeds from SHEABUTTER COTTAGE in the … Continue reading

Posted in afforestation, agroforestry, container/bottle gardening, drylands, food / food security, hunger / famine, malnutrition, Moringa oleifera, seedsforfood

Moringa, the magic tree (IRIN News)

Read at : http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?Reportid=91879 GLOBAL: “Magic tree seeds” to purify dirty water BANGKOK, 10 February 2011 (IRIN) – One solution to the water woes of many of the world’s poor may lie in the pea-sized seeds of the widely grown … Continue reading

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A green revolution has placed local farmers at the forefront of the battle against malnutrition in Benin (African Agriculture)

Read at : http://www.africanagricultureblog.com/2011/02/more-farmers-turn-to-cultivation-of.html More farmers turn to cultivation of moringa in Benin by Toni Bacala In the fields of Benin, a green revolution has placed local farmers at the forefront of the battle against malnutrition. With the establishment of … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, food / food security, Forestry, malnutrition, Moringa oleifera

Project to plant 79 ha of a variety of trees and 10 ha of permaculture vegetables in Zambia (WeForest)

Read at : WeForest Newsletter November 2010   Our new project in Zambia The Kamfinsa Prison, located in the Copper Belt, is seeking to affect a paradigm shift toward self sustainability in Correctional Facilities in Zambia through an innovative Permaculture … Continue reading

Posted in afforestation, Gardening / Horticulture, Moringa oleifera, reforestation