High Quality Cassava Flour (HQCF)

Description

Value-addition to produce high quality cassava flour for bakery products

Basic Information

Entry Point

Value-addition to produce high quality cassava flour for bakery products

Commodities

  • Cassava

Country

Zambia

Location(s) of Innovation Platform in Zambia

  • Mansa
  • Kaoma

Participating States, Villages and Institutions

Date of Establishment

April 1st, 2014

Status of Innovation Platform

Active

Phase of Innovation Platform Progress

Phase 1

Innovations

Description of Innovations

Partners

Farmers

Private Sector

Policy Makers

Researchers

Extension

Micro Financing Institutions

Others

Total Number of Stakeholders

0 - 10

Opportunities Addressed

Limited value-addition of cassava and fragmented cassava markets

Achievements to Date


  • Enhanced product diversification of cassava (HQCF)

  • Improved market linkages for cassava flour and other products

Challenges Remaining

Ownership of the IP not established/firm

Sustainability Issues

Sustainability not yet clear

Innovation Platform Members