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Cassava production and processing in south east Ghana

Graham Eyre Dalton

Cassava production and processing in south east Ghana

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Published by Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, University of Ghana in Legon .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.,
  • Ghana
    • Subjects:
    • Cassava -- Ghana.,
    • Cassava -- Ghana -- Processing.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby G.E. Dalton and F. Akwetey.
      ContributionsAkwetey, F., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB211.C3 D34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 p. ;
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3914958M
      LC Control Number81481070

        The Rivers State Commissioner of Agriculture, Dr Fred Kpakor explained that the multi-million Dollar cassava processing plant located at Afam, in Oyigbo Local Government Area, has the capacity to proc metric tons of cassava tuber to prod metric tons of high quality cassava . D4: Processed cassava for Garri improves household income Agree Agree D5: Acquisition/expansion of land for producing and processing cassava as pro-poor analysis Agree Agree D6: Buying cassava for processing to Garri or animal feed improves household income Agree Disagree* D7: Gender participation in the production and.


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Cassava production and processing in south east Ghana by Graham Eyre Dalton Download PDF EPUB FB2

This review highlights the traditional and improved methods of cassava production and processing in Ghana. It also explains the geographical distribution of cassava production and utilisation. Cassava production and processing in south east Ghana by Graham Eyre Dalton,Dept.

of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, University of Ghana edition, in EnglishPages: Cassava is a major tropical tuber crop found throughout the tropics (India, Oceania, Africa and Latin America).

Hitherto, there has been no single text covering all aspects of cassava biology, production and utilization. This book fills that gap, representing the first comprehensive research level overview of this main staple crop.

Chapters are written by leading experts in this field from all /5(2). A cross-cultural examination of determinants of cassava production and process ing in Africa considers such cultural variables as kinship and market involvement to. Incomes from cassava production and post-harvest processing of cassava represent around one fifth of Ghana’s agricultural GDP.

With many people engaged in activities related to cassava it contributes significantly to incomes and rural livelihoods for both men and women. Further opportunities for. main industrial products that can be made from cassava are cassava chips, high quality cassava flour (HQCF), starch, and ethanol.

Cassava chips are often used in production of animal feed or exported, as they are a more stable. Cassava is one of the leading tuber crops that offers the highest production of food energy and is a staple food for millions of households across the globe.

Cassava starch production in Ghana has been successful over the years since many people depend on cassava roots as their main food.

This is because cassava has a high content of starch and the crop has substantial amounts of various. Operations in cassava processing Cost-effective mechanization practices and farm 9 Conclusion 29 1 Introduction the first 1 Cassava is either or the second most important staple food in many sub-Saharan African countries.

Cassava production and processing practices remain largely habitual in. Cassava is the most important root crop in Ghana. The estimated total land under cassava production ishectares.

In Ghana, over 70% of farmers engage in cassava production, and the sector contributes to about 22% of Agricultural GDP. Ghana ranks among the top five cassava producers in Africa with an annual average production of [ ]. Cassava Processing companies in Ghana including Accra, and more. cassava sub-sector in the Niger Delta Region as a guide for future intervention and investment in the sector.

Specifically, the study team was mandated to study cassava production, processing and market structures, major opportunity for growth, supporting. GMC Universal Ghana Limited has secured a US $25m funding from Cosmos International of India for the manufacture and installation of a starch processing plant at Nkwanta South in the Volta Region.

South Africa sources its supplies of cassava from South East Asia but “with appropriate investment, planning and support, this situation can potentially be reversed”.

Starch from cassava was identified as having “a myriad of applications in confectionery, sweeteners, textiles, paper, animal feed and alcohol production”. Cassava production, processing into chips & pellets, industrial starch, ethanol, garri, cassava flour and foo-foo are still very lucrative agro- industrial projects.

Every hand should be on deck to encourage cassava production either through provision of funds or through encouragement of production for export market. Here is the potential.

IITA in ; the Cassava: Adding Value for Africa project; and the Regional Cassava Processing and Marketing Initiative (RCPMI) with IFAD in West Africa. These initiatives have worked to promote cassava development in different ways, including activities to support increases in production and processing capacity, from improving the agricultural.

Therefore, for Nigeria, to improve the economic value of cassava, introduce mechanized processing methods, the connection between cassava sales and supply is very important.

DOING cassava processing plant project. It is reported that Ghana's cassava output is 17 million metric tons, enough to meet the domestic food demand in On the basis of current projections, it is expected that byover 60 percent of global cassava production will be in sub-Saharan Africa, where economic growth will be slow but population growth fast.

Cassava, therefore, will be a favoured source of cheap carbohydrates in the countryside and will also continue to serve as a food security crop. The benefits of cassava production must be reflected in efficiency of the markets as in most Africa countries and Ghana, cassava cultivated by small scale farmers are often sold either in the nearby markets or the farm gate.

That is to say, if. This value chain is already well established in south-east Asia, for example, where cassava is produced on a large scale for use in industrial starch, ethanol and root chips for animal feed. Cassava processing machines hot selling all over the world, and cassava processing companies in Ghana emerged rapidly recently.

The reasons include the availability and low cost of raw materials, the needs of the local market, the high rate of return. Responses were similar for other processing machines. This was the period when IITA and collaborators had intensified the push for production and processing technologies in Nigeria prompted by the Presidential Initiative.

The number of households processing cassava into various products had increased by 21% compared with 10 years ago. THE METHOD OF HANDLING CASSAVA PROCESSING IN SELECTED VILLAGES IN EDO STATE: A CASE STUDY OF ESAN SOUTH EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EDO STATE ABSTRACT This research study was designed to determine the method of handling cassava processing in some selected villages in Edo State.

A case study of Esan South East Local Government Area. Project. Cassava thus serves as both a cash and a subsistence crop. African nations are the most heavily dependent on root and tuber crops like cassava, yams, and sweet potatoes. In some countries of sub-Saharan Africa, cassava is even a staple or a sub-staple.

In Ghana, 46% of the GDP of the country is contributed by trade in cassava. Nigerian cassava production is by far the largest in the world; a third more than production in Brazil and almost double the production of Indonesia and Thailand.

Cassava production in other African countries, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda appears small in comparison to Nigeria’s. Cassava is a major crop for food security in Nigeria and its principal processed form is gari. Gari processing practices were observed in the south-west (Oyo State) and south-east (Benue State) of Nigeria using two complementary approaches: 1) semi-quantitative surveys with processors (n = ); and 2) actual detailed measurements at processing units (n = 7).

For cassava production in Africa, Ghana's cassava output was 17 million metric tons, enough to meet domestic food demand in Although the government of Ghana has planned to develop cassava into a major industrial crop, it is still the staple food of the local people, with an annual export volume of o tons as an industrial.

2. Own a cassava processing plant: We all know that one can make a lot of money by converting raw agricultural produce into other products. If you have the money to set up a cassava processing plant, you can make a lot of profit too. Depending on the result of your market research, you can choose the types of cassava products you want to be.

Programmes to increase cassava production. In recent years, various programmes by government and non-state actors have been implemented to increase cassava production in the country. The Root and Tuber Improvement & Marketing Programme (RTIMP) which was rolled out between for instance took cassava production to a different level.

Cassava is also used to make beer. SAB Miller launched its cassava beer brand, “Impala”, in Mozambique and “Eagle” in Ghana in recent years.

In South Africa, cassava grows in KwaZulu-Natal, the northern part of Limpopo and in Mpumalanga. Rey said that the interest in cassava lies in the potential contribution to the bioeconomy strategy.

IITA’s intervention, cassava production in Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Delta have dominated others states in the South-South region. Similarly, Ogun, Ondo and Oyo states dominated in the South West, while Enugu and Imo dominated production in the South east.

For the North West, Kaduna is the only state producing cassava on a large scale. The essence of the collaboration is to enhance the productivity of cassava farmers in the Niger Delta region through the planting of improved variety of cassava stem.

Modified Starch Market, Production & Forecast, Sectors (Corn, Wheat, Cassava, Potato), Regions, Segments, Company Analysis September $ Cassava Processing Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast February $ CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE SURVEY/REVIEW Cassava Characteristics of cassava Cassava growing Culture Importance of cassava Utilization and production statistics Reasons for drying in cassava flour Classification of dryers Batch drying Continuous drying CHAPTER THREE MATERIALS AND EXPONENTIALPROCEDURES.

plantation development in South Africa. Cassava is a lesser-known climate resilient crop in this country. Farmers are trained on mechanised production techniques in the sub-tropical areas, where there is comparative advantages for the growth of cassava and root and tuber crops.

Experimental plots on pilot basis have been established at. with cassava. Even under harsh environmental conditions cassava will provide some food when other crops fail.

In most places there is a good market for cassava. The storage roots can be processed into various food products (Figures 1 and 2), and starch for domestic consumption, local, and/or export markets.

Cassava leaves are nutritious. crease yields and to expand cassava production even further. Cassava production in Africa is expected to continue to rise at an annual rate of % per year and to reach million tonnes in (FAO ), accounting for over half of the world’s production.

In the past 20 years, cassava production in Africa has doubled compared to. South-East Asia cassava is grown almost exclusively as cash crop, sometimes in large plantations, primarily for industrial processing into dry chips and starch.

SSA is the most important cassava production region in the world and Nigeria the world’s leading producer (FAOSTAT, ). South-East Asia ranks second as. Incomes from cassava production and post-harvest processing of cassava represent around one fifth (22 percent) of Ghana’s agricultural GDP.

Majority of people employed in the agricultural sector in Ghana engage in cassava production or intercrop with cassava. This contributes significantly to increasing income and livelihoods for the rural. Cassava is an important crop in Nigeria and other sub-Saharan countries.

It is used as a famine reserved crop and cultivated by small scale farmers who rely on subsistence methods of farming and traditional methods of processing.

The major purpose of the study was to analyze trends in cassava production, consumption and processing of cassava and examine various marketing channels.

To prevent losses, damaged cassava is processed into 'agbelima' and sometimes 'kokonte' at the market. Wastes (cuts and peels) generated from the cassava processing and consumption amount to approximately % of total production annually (excluding waste generated from leaves and stems as well as fibrous and flour siftings, the study said.

The study covered Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. The work studied the economic analysis of cassava production. To carry out this study, five objectives were formulated and these were; to describe the socio-economic characteristics of cassava producers in the study area, identify the farming system, inputs used in cassava production, as certain the level of production and output.

Smallholder farmers produce 90 percent of Ghana’s cassava, the majority of which undergoes basic processing and is consumed as traditional foods. It is estimated t metric tonnes of cassava was used for industrial purposes inor percent of reported annual supply.

In fact, as cocoa is to Ghana so is cassava to Thailand, as cassava production has fuelled economic growth and economic development. Ghana is the third largest producer of cassava .