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Infographic - Cassava - A resilient crop with great potential

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Did you know that demand for dried cassava is increasing for livestock feed, industry and biofuel? Cassava is a resilient, climate-smart crop. 1/3 of the world production is grown in Asia.

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Infographic - Cassava - A resilient crop with great potential

  1. 1. CASSAVA A resilient crop with great potential Cassava is a high-starch crop Cassava even on marginal land grows year-round, Requires little waterEfficient use of input It is an important source of income for small farmers of cassava are produced / year worldwide Since 2000, the global production increased byof the world production is grown in Asia Biofuel Industry (food, textil, beverage, pharma) Livestock feed Cassava varieties developed by CIAT and partners occupy in Asia Since 2000, Vietnam production fromX4 2 8.5to million tonnes In 2013, Vietnam cassava exports: USD 1,100 million Grows on poor soils 250million tonnes 100million tonnes 2 million ha The demand for dried cassava chips and starch is increasing in Asia for Fertilizer 30%

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