CSIR-CRI and Ghana Cassava Center of Excellence Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to Boost Collaboration

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s Crops Research Institute (CSIR-CRI) has solidified agreements with a private sector cassava extension agency to enhance the agronomy and utilization of cassava, a vital food crop. Dr. Maxwell Darko Asante, Deputy Director of CSIR-CRI, expressed the significance of harnessing the potential of cassava and emphasized the crucial role […]

Akatsi South Municipal Assembly Urges Farmers to Report Cassava Disease Outbreak

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture’s Department of Agriculture, operating under the Akatsi South Municipal Assembly, has issued a call to farmers in the region to promptly report any instances of suspected rotten cassava roots on their farms. The Municipality has recently experienced an outbreak of a suspected viral disease known as ‘Cassava Brown Streak […]

Ghana’s Tapioca Starch Trade: Exports, Imports, and Tariffs

Tapioca starch, a versatile and widely used product, has become a significant player in Ghana’s international trade market. In 2021, Ghana emerged as both an exporter and importer of tapioca starch, with notable destinations and origins. Exports Ghana’s tapioca starch exports reached a value of $230,000 in 2021, positioning the country as the 34th largest […]