The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, said on Friday that Nigeria had secured a contract to supply China with 3.2 million tons of dry cassava chips. He said arrangement was ongoing with the African Import/Export Bank to finance the processors of the product with a loan facility of $40 million (N632 million) to meet the terms of the contract…Full-text article: The Premium Times Aug 2013

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  • Cassava chips are primarily used by the livestock and ethanol industries, as well as in the production of starches and sweeteners

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