Over 92 stakeholders attend BASICS-II 1st Cassava Seed Business Summit 2021



By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja

As Nigeria continues to fashion out ways to improve on food production and be self-sufficient along various value chains, The Building an Economically Sustainable and Integrated Cassava Seed System, Phase II (BASICS-II) project, Tuesday, held the first Cassava Seed Business Summit 2021.

The Summit’s objective to bring attention to the importance of creating a formal system in the cassava value chain, and also provide a platform for cassava stakeholders to collaborate, share the BASICS-II model and innovations that would foster the emergence of an economically viable and sustainable formal cassava seed system.

The Summit was convened by Sahel Consulting with over 92 cassava seed sector stakeholders in attendance with the theme, ‘The Critical Roles of Stakeholders in Promoting Access to Quality Cassava Stems’, which was held virtually encouraged private sector players to key in and harness opportunities in the emerging formal seed system for…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper