Category Archives: Cassava (CAMAP)

Nigerian farmer mentors youth on cassava farming

By Grace Muinga Pastor Felix Afolabi, owner and founder of Afolabi Agro Divine Ventures (AADV), has been a farmer since 2014 — farming on 360 hectares of land — 300 of which he intends to set aside for growing cassava. … Continue reading

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Removing drudgery from cassava farming – success for farmer Stephania Kunda in Zambia

Cassava, a highly nutritious crop, can be time consuming to plant, maintain and harvest. This has caused many farmers to shun planting the crop and those who plant cassava neglect its maintenance leading to below optimum yields. Cassava Mechanisation and … Continue reading

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Cassava Mechanisation and Agroprocessing Project rejuvenates hope in Osun State, Nigeria

Cassava mechanization and Agroprocessing Project (CAMAP) has opened new worlds for many in Osun State in Nigeria. Mrs. Kikelomo Amusan never thought that at any given day in her life she would ever own anything in excess of one acre … Continue reading

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Cassava Mechanisation

Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is an important food crop both for urban and rural consumers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Cassava is a basic staple food in Nigeria, Mozambique, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ghana, Malawi, and Tanzania. Recently, cassava has … Continue reading

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Transforming the cassava subsector in Zambia with mechanisation

Majority of farmers in Zambia own land in excess of ten hectares. However, until recently very few farmers had ever imagined cultivating a full hectare of cassava.  Most of the land in the cassava growing areas in the country, like … Continue reading

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Farmer Mumba forsees lucrative cassava production in Zambia with CAMAP

When Celestina Mumba Chanda heard that there was a new project being implemented in her locality to help cassava farmers improve their crop production she was eager to be one of the first beneficiaries.  A resident of Mansa district in … Continue reading

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AATF Cassava Machanisation and Agro-processing Project (CAMAP) goes live in Zambia

The long awaited implementation phase of CAMAP project has at last come to being. This is after a lot of planning efforts which started with the acquisition of the technology and establishment of a project partnership between AATF and Zambia … Continue reading

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