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Cassava Commercialization in Mozambique

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  • Donovan, Cynthia
  • Haggblade, Steven
  • Salegua, Venancio Alexandre
  • Cuambe, Constantino
  • Mudema, Joao
  • Tomo, Alda

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Cassava supplies roughly 30% of all calories consumed in Mozambique, making it the country’s most important food security crop. Over the past several decades, growing urbanization and shifting demand patterns have led to growing opportunities for cassava processing and commercialization. This paper examines the commercial dynamics in Mozambique’s cassava value chain as well as the food security implications of growing cassava commercialization.

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Paper provided by Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics in its series Food Security International Development Working Papers with number 120744.

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Date of creation: Dec 2011
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Handle: RePEc:ags:midiwp:120744

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Keywords: Mozambique; Cassava; Food Security and Poverty;

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