Tag: Cassava Flour

“Cassava now sold at N30,000 per tonne” – Garri scarcity looms nationwide as farmers groan

The Secretary, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Lagos State chapter, Abimbola Fagoyinbo-Francis, has called on the federal government to urgently intervene in cassava farming in the country. Mrs Fagoyinbo-Francis told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos that government intervention would help avert looming scarcity of[Read More…]

Potential Agricultural Crops #DoAgric

Every region in the country produces cassava as it is resistant to harsh conditions and serves as a cheap staple for most homes. Cassava has the potential to minimally replace wheat flour, a major component of Nigeria. This crop can be processed into starch, chips, sweeteners, fuel ethanol and High[Read More…]