Nigeria: Banking on Knotty Cassava Tubers


Many Nigerian shoppers find little to differentiate 'cassava bread' from the ordinary variety, except value for money. Banking on that consumer response is a high-stakes bet that could transform the lives of millions of Nigerians.
Cassava - Underground Root Promises Above-Ground Transformation in Nigeria

PHOTO ESSAYS: Cassava - Underground Root Promises Above-Ground Transformation in Nigeria

Nigeria is the world's largest producer of cassava, a tuber that is a staple food for over half a billion people worldwide, according to the UN Food ...

Nigeria's cassava harvest supplies food but little income for farm families. There has been little investment in improved varieties, in mechanisms for farmers to get their crops to market, or in value-added manufacturing that could underpin economic growth

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