Zambian Breweries’ cassava project goes to the root of economic diversification

ZAMBIA – Zambian Breweries Plc, a subsidiary of AB InBev is championing commercialization of cassava through its flagship cassava project. Through the project the brewer is adding value for small-scale farmers, ensuring economic diversification, job […]

CBN restricts sale of forex for importation of Cassava and its derivatives

NIGERIA – CBN adds cassava and its derivatives (starch, ethanol and others) to forex restriction list to boost production, of which importation gulps US$600 million annually. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele noted that Nigeria […]

Nigerian government to set up 3 cassava processing plants to boost sector

NIGERIA – The Federal Government of Nigeria says that it has concluded plans of establishing three modern cassava processing plants in Arochukwu local of Abia state. The plan was initiated by the Federal Institute of […]

Nosak Group ventures into cassava production to boost ethanol division

NIGERIA – Nosak Distilleries Limited, one of the leading ethanol refineries in Nigeria, has acquired over 6,000 hectares of arable farmlands in Edo State as part of the company’s efforts to improve local raw material […]

Flour Mills of Nigeria re-brands cassava division in new business restructuring

NIGERIA – Thai Farm International Limited, subsidiary of Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, has announced the change of its corporate name to Premium Cassava Products Limited. The change in the cassava processing division, which is […]

Tanzania launches new modern cassava processing plant

TANZANIA – Tanzania has launched a new modern cassava plant, the Cassava Starch of Tanzania Corporation Limited (CSTC) located in the southern region of the country. The facility, which was constructed by a French firm, […]

Tanzania set to commission cassava starch plant

TANZANIA – Tanzania is set to open its Cassava Starch of Tanzania Corporation (CSTC) processing plant which has a capacity to process 60 tonnes of cassava on a daily basis, reports Daily News. Deputy Minister […]

Rwanda’s cassava miller unveils plans to increase production

RWANDA – Kinazi Cassava Plant Limited, a cassava flour and starch processing plant in Rwanda, has unveiled its plans to increase its cassava processing capacity from 5500 tonnes to 28 000 tonnes this year, reports […]

Ministry of Agric, BoI partner on Cassava Intervention Fund

NIGERIA – Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with the Bank of Industry, BoI for the establishment of 10 rice milling and six cassava processing plants at the cost of N13.6 billion, to be sited in some states of the country.

Ministry of Agric, BoI partner on Cassava Intervention Fund

NIGERIA – Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with the Bank of Industry, BoI for the establishment of 10 rice milling and six cassava processing plants at the cost of N13.6 billion, to be sited in some states of the country.