Uganda: Government to Promote Cassava as an Alternative to Wheat and Barley

New Vision (February 4, 2015) | The hope is that a shift to cassava will increase the market for the locally grown cassava and also reduce import costs on the part of the manufacturer. This was revealed by the director Crop Resources at the ministry of agriculture animal industry and fisheries (MAAIF) Opolot Okasaai in a recent meeting on the Cassava Two (CAVAII) at Silver Springs hotel in Kampala.