GCP21: Africa must double cassava production by 2050 to avert food crisis

Africa needs to double cassava production to avert a major food crisis by 2050, said the Director of the Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century (GCP21), Dr. Claude Fauquet, during a recent press conference in Lagos, Nigeria, to announce the upcoming Fourth International Cassava Conference. The conference will take place in Cotonou, Republic of Benin, from 11-15 June 2018.