Coordinator of Fadama 111 Project in Cross River, Mr Bassey Elemi, has said that a Chinese firm will establish a cassava processing plant in Yakurr Area of the state. Elemi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar on Sunday [14 September 2014] that the plant, when established, would be fed by cassava produced by Fadama User Groups clusters in the area…Full Article: AllAfrica Sept 2014

Key Points

  • According to the article, the Nigerian areas Akpabuyo, Awe, and Yakurr will produce cassava.
  • Cross River State is located in southeastern Nigeria and borders Cameroon.

ChinaAg Comment

  • In early September 2014, a Beijing-based company announced that it was looking to cultivate cassava on approximately 30,000 ha of land in Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo,

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