Cassava is widely used in most tropical areas for feeding pigs, cattle, sheep and poultry
For a long time now, His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni has consistently advanced the message of wealth creation through commercialized agriculture...
Each bag of cassava cuttings depending on the variety, is sold at sh15,000 while a kilogramme of raw cassava goes for sh500
The farm-gate price of a 100kg of cassava is currently between sh50,000 and sh80,000. The price increases to sh90,000 when the farmers find the buyers...
"A number of farmers are increasingly taking part in cassava production, but no available markets for the produce."
Africa is the world's largest producer of cassava, accounting for 57 percent of a crop that some 800 million people around the world rely on.
Despite the high prices, vendors say the week’s sales were good.
The family had failed to get food for the past few days
Making attieke involves peeling and then grating cassava.
A vendor emerges from a grass-thatched shelter displaying her goods: milk-white tubers of cassava.
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