Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Rockefeller Foundation Cassava Online Contest Software Focuses on a Critical Crop
Launched in partnership with Dalberg and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the competition is addressing loss and spoilage related to this vital food source by encouraging the development of creative, scalable solutions to this problem. The challenge is well underway, and will provide up to $1 million plus technical assistance from Dalberg and IITA to further evolve the ideas that are generated.
The online contest management focuses on Nigeria, which is the world’s largest producer of cassava. The country’s 30 million farmers grow more than 20 percent of the world’s supply—over 50 million tons annually. Read more from this Article: http://bit.ly/2lYj42e