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Cassava production in Ghana has grown steadily from 8,107,000Mt in 2000 to 13,504,000Mt in 2010, and it is estimated to exceed 15,000,000Mt in 2015. The root crop has an achievable yield estimated at 48.7Mt per hectare under rain-fed conditions. The root part of the crop may vary significantly in size from 15 to 100 cm as well as in terms of weight from 0.5 to 2.0 kg.

Cassava is the third-largest source of food carbohydrates in the tropics, after rice and maize. Cassava is a major staple food in the developing world, providing a basic diet for over half a billion people.[5] It is one of the most drought-tolerant crops, capable of growing on marginal soils.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 1/2 cup (103g)
Amount per serving
Calories - 160
Calories from Fat - 5
Total Fat - 0 g
Cholesterol - 0mg
Sodium - 15mg
Total Carbs - 39g
Dietary Fiber - 2g
Sugars - 2g
Protein - 1g
Vitamin A –
Vitamin C - 35%
Calcium - 2%
Iron - 2%