WFP starts processing Gulu cassava

Published on 18 May 2011

World Food Programme (WFP) has moved to engage farmers on how best they can process cassava for value addition in Northern Uganda so as not to miss out on extra revenues from the crop. According to WFP programme officer in Pader and Agago, Ms Judith Lumu, they expect to harvest 4,300 metric tonnes of cassava from 480 acres of land of which, some will be eaten as tubers and the rest processed.

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