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Title

New challenges in the cassava transformation in Nigeria and Ghana

Author

Nweke, Feliz

Description

In Nigeria and Ghana, the increase in cassava production has proven that cassava is a powerful poverty fighter in Africa. The cassava transformation involves a shift from production as a low-yielding, famine-reserve crop to a high-yielding cash crop. This paper aims to document the factors which are driving the cassava transformation in Nigeria and Ghana.

File No

IFPRI-EPTD118

Agency

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Date

June, 2004

Subject(s)

Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Cassava, Agriculture, Transformation

Pages

iv, 103