Governors of cassava-producing states were at the Central Bank of Nigeria Headquarters to sign a memorandum of understanding involving CBN cassava value-chain intervention projects between Nigeria cassava growers Association and large scale cassava processors, and off-takers of cassava derivatives in Abuja yesterday.
Highlights from the event….
CBN facilitates signing of MOU between Nigeria Cassava Growers’ Association and Large-Scale Cassava Processors to guarantee steady off-take and processing of cassava in Nigeria.
Emefiele urges State Governments in cassava-producing areas, stakeholders to collaborate in resuscitating Nigeria’s cassava sector.
CBN, other stakeholders to develop framework for modern production and processing of cassava by tackling challenges in cassava value chain.
Emefiele reiterates need for all stakeholders to cooperate in creating 10 million jobs to ease unemployment rate in Nigeria.
“States need to be more economically viable to unleash potential in their respective States” – #Emefiele