A non-governmental organisation (NGO), African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), is set to make cassava business attractive in Nigeria. It is working through Cassava Mechanisation and Agro-Processing Project (CAMAP).

CAMAP, funded by the United Kingdom Agency for International Development (UKAid), seeks to transform the cassava sector in sub-Saharan Africa by enhancing commercial production,  processing and market linkages based on business models that engender sustainability.

The CAMAP Project Coordinator, AATF, Ayodele Omowumi, said the project had opened a new vista for many cassava farmers in Ogun, Kogi, Oyo, Osun and Kwara states.

The vision, according to him, is to build a sub-sector that creates a future where cassava farmers are economically buoyant, with enhanced livelihoods. Read more