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The Cassava: Adding Value for Africa (C:AVA) Project is developing value chains for High Quality Cassava Flour (HQCF) in Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria and Malawi to improve the livelihoods and incomes of at least 90,000 smallholder households as direct beneficiaries including women and disadvantaged groups.

The project is led by the Natural Resources Institute of the University of Greenwich working closely with: University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria; Food Research Institute, Ghana; Tanzania Food and Nutrition, Tanzania; Africa Innovations Institute, Uganda; and Chancellor College, University of Malawi and a range of other partners.

C:AVA is supported by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Greenwich.

View the latest NEW video about the project.. (For extended version, see here)

Cassava: Adding Value for Africa (C:AVA) project - short version from Natural Resources Institute on Vimeo.