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Cassava could 'transform economies' in Central Africa

Published on SciDevNet, 16 January 2017

Janvier 16, 2017
  • Afrique centrale

[YAOUNDE, CAMEROON] A newly established regional forum on cassava for Central African countries aims to facilitate dialogue to improve how to add value to cassava farming.

Ministers of agriculture and rural development from Cameroun, Central African Republic and Gabon are optimistic that agriculture could transform the region into a semi-industrial economy, with cassava being at the centre of the sector.

Learn more on the Forum's microsite.