NRI Cassava Programme

CassavaGmarkets is a project that aims to improve the livelihoods of smallholder cassava farmers through better access to growth markets. It will explore climate change, pest and diseases, processing and gender. The countries this project will focus on are Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Malawi. India will also provide expertise.

Project website | Dates: 30-05-2012 to 29-12-2016 | Funder: EU Food Security Thematic Programme


Lead organisation: NRI, UK


  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Nigeria
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, FRI, Ghana
  • Africa Innovations Institute, Uganda
  • University of Malawi
  • Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre
  • Naliendele Agricultural Research Institute, Tanzania
  • Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, India