Cassava transformation into “bread” in Africa

Reducing both hunger and high expenditure on food imports is a priority for most developing African countries. Countries that hitherto have relied heavily on food imports are seeking new approaches to increase the utilization of locally grown crops. This review uses the case of cassava to propose that scientific and technological innovations, supported by public…

Nampula Cassava Festival

The main purpose of the three-day event  in district of Ribaué, in Nampula Province. was to promote the value of cassava cultivation. The festival, attended by an estimated 2 000 people, mainly local farmers and traders, also aimed to increase awareness amongst the general population regarding the rich diversity of cassava food. Products at the Cassava…

CCAFS Case: Cassava processing

Is industrialization in developing countries possible with minimal climate impact? Summary of findings from a recent study in Mocambique by Bert Dijkink, Jan Broeze (2019) – Wageningen Food & Biobased Research. Cassava processing: Introduction CCAFS The Cassava processing in Mozambique is studied as one of the 4 cases in this CAFFS project. The goal of…