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October 9th, 2015 / AllAfrica

thumb.aspxThe FAO, the Gambia’s Ministry of Agriculture and other stakeholders have validated the National Cassava development strategy document, intended to help transform cassava production and make it an economic commercial-oriented sector. The government has requested the support of FAO to develop cassava because the country’s economic growth has been stifled by past drought, and is expected to experience more erratic rainfall, floods, and increase in aridity as a result of climate change.
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