Southeast Asia’s Billion Dollar Cassava Industry at High Risk Due to Climate Change

Food Ingredients First (Apr. 13, 2012) | Severe outbreaks of new, invasive pests triggered by rising temperatures could threaten Southeast Asia’s multi-billion dollar cassava industry, as well as the livelihoods of the hundreds of thousands of small farmers that rely on the crop for income, according to research from the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT).