Accelerating Innovative and Sustainable Cassava Business Models for Women and Youth in Central Africa

Project goal

To give direct support to 10 cassava cooperatives in both DRC and Cameroon in terms of training/coaching/mentoring, technical upgrade, development/dissemination of ICT solutions, development of new markets and new finance sources, etc.

Expected outcomes
  • A new generation of active co-operatives that can become national champions and inspire other cooperatives in the region.
  • Development/dissemination of ICT-based solutions such as mobile apps to improve the management of the cooperatives.
  • Youth trained can become either staff of these cooperatives and/or services providers to the cooperatives.
Project Locations

Cameroon, DR Congo


Masso, Cargele (IITA)

Project duration

Start: 22 May 2018
End: 04 April 2020

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