Cassava in the News

Import substitution: Cassava starch firm saves economy N1.22bn annually

June 28, 2017

PSALTRY International Company Limited, one of the investors in the Nigerian cassava industry, has said that the country has starte ..

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Expert explains why cassava farmers are poor

June 28, 2017

An expert at the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, Mr. Kenton Dashiell, says low plant yield and poor agronomy pra ..

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FIIRO, Liberia partner on cassava processing technologies

June 5, 2017

In search for cassava processing technologies, to promote industrial research in the area of agriculture and to foster national un ..

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AFAN Blames Cost Of Cassava By-Products On Farmers’ Losses

June 5, 2017

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has blamed the high cost of cassava by-products on the losses which cassava farmers ..

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High cost of cassava is caused by herdsmen attack – Farmers Association

June 5, 2017

The limited cassava availability and increased cost of cassava products within the country, is caused by the incessant attacks on ..

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Economically sustainable seed businesses to transform cassava production in Nigeria

May 30, 2017

Seed sector professionals have said that businesses selling improved varieties and high quality cassava stems for cultivation coul ..

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Anthony Joshua brandishes his source of power, Eba

May 18, 2017

World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has taken to social media to show of some of what he describes as his source of ..

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Innovatively Expanding the Reach and Impact of Vitamin A Cassava in Africa

May 13, 2017

More than 3 million people in Africa are growing and consuming vitamin A “yellow” cassava. Read more... ..

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The skyrocketing prices of gari…

May 13, 2017

...At the moment, the prices of gari range from N500 upwards per congo, while that of maize is about N400. They used to be far les ..

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Cassava Is Genetically Decaying, Putting Staple Crop at Risk

May 3, 2017

For breeders of cassava, a staple food for hundreds of millions in the tropics, producing improved varieties has been getting hard ..

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