Feb 16, 2017
In Sierra Leone, the key driver of deforestation is fuel wood and charcoal production. 94% of households use firewood and charcoal. If we do not find a sustainable resource for clean cooking, all the forest will disappear within a decade. I feel that cassava-nol will also help the poor adapt to climate shocks.
Feb 21, 2017
One major concern the global campaign that farmers should not be planting to feed machines while the people are hungry. This concern is in place, and the proposal considers to respond to this. To tackle this concern, the project will ensure that it introduces a variety of cassava that has high starch content and is appropriate for ethanol production. Cassava farmers will be supported to grow more farms and sell or eat some, and ensure that there is a steady and reliable supply of feedstock.