Value addition of millet and cassava to be addressed by JKUAT researchers

Millet and Cassava farmers from Western Kenya could benefit from a research initiative that seeks to address the crops’ value chain through improved productivity, value addition and marketing. The initiative to be jointly mounted by Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and the University of Idaho, USA will see students and staff from the two institutions undertake exploratory research on the two traditional crops, whose potential both locally and internationally is yet to be fully tapped. Speaking during a consultative forum to shape up the venture at JKUAT, University of Idaho’s Robert Haggerty explained… Continue reading →