Entries by Tshamano Maluma


On 29 September 2022 the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) organised cassava Information Day at Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality. The purpose of the day was to provide more information on the benefits of the cassava plant and to find out from the farmers how they plant and process cassava, the type of cassava they plant and the source of the plant.

CASSAVA VALUE CHAIN STUDY: data collection phase, KZN

The implementation of the cassava value chain project is undertaking a data collection phase, this is according to Dr Moses Lubinga, Cassava Project Manager.
“We have started with KwaZulu-Natal Province in partnership with the uMhlathuze local municipality and the KZN Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD).
As you are aware, KZN rural farmers have been planting cassava for many years” he said.