CAVA II Project Director and NRI Team visited Worthworthy Press Ltd., an end-user of products from Tropical Starch Company to discuss Market Expansion and Product Innovation issues. Tropical Starch Company is a processor of Industrial Grade Cassava Flour for plywood and paperboard companies in Ghana, and is being supported by the CAVA II Ghana team to respond to potential product quality issues.
PARTICIPANTS AT AN INVESTMENT FORUM
To attract more investment into the cassava value chain CAVA II organized an Investment forum in Coconut Groove Regency Hotel in Accra, Ghana. A total of 120 participants attended the forum with 104 of them being investors. About 10 investors have since invested.
TRAINING OF SMALLHOLDERS FARMERS IN GOOD AGRONOMIC PRACTICES
Training of smallholder cassava farmers in good agronomic practices, by CAVA II Regional Coordinator, at Asenkyem a small farming community in Ghana. On-farm agronomic training for smallholder cassava farmers by CAVA II Regional Coordinator in Asenkyem, a small farming community in Ghana.
YIELD ASSESSMENT AT ATEBUBU
CAVA II Ghana Team taking weight measurement of cassava root samples for yield assessment, a woman, cassava farmers’ group leader at Atebubu in Ghana, gathering cassava roots after harvest from a measured area of 5m x 5m for yield assessment.