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Nigeria losing over N215 billion annually to importation of starch, ethanol- Processors 

Being the largest producer of cassava in the world, Nigeria’s annual production is over 50 million tons. Stakeholders have said this figurr is too low because currently our production per hectare is still below 10 tons, which is significantly low. Uunfortunately, Nigeria does not have adequate factories and industries to …

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Why Nigeria has not tapped into $5 billion annual cassava potential- Dr Dixon 

The Director for Development and Delivery of International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr Alfred Dixon said because of inadequate Technologies to improve cassava production, Nigeria has been unable to tap into the full potential of cassava crop which is estimated at $5 billion annually. Dr Alfred Dixon disclosed this …

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AfDB, FUNAAB, IITA convene Nigeria’s first Cassava investment Forum

A new initiative by the African Development Bank (AfDB) is unleashing the potential and power of cassava across the African Continent, creating wealth and improving the livelihoods of farmers, and taking cassava to a new frontier. The initiative—known as Technologies for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT), is part of the Bank’s …

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INTERVIEW: Why Govt need to empower cassava farmers- Adeyemi

Harvest Feeds and Agro Processing received the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Program (MANCAP) from the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON), the Chairman of the company, Goke Adeyemi speaks on the important of the certificate and on cassava starch production Nigeria. The Standard Organization of Nigeria has given you the MANCAP certificate, …

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