MECHANIZED CASSAVA FARMING PROJECT
The Cassava Farming Project will require the preparation and cultivation of 500 hectares of land initially. The Tubers would be harvested within 9 months after planting for root yields of up to 50 tons or more per hectare. The Mechanized Cassava Farming Project will employ over 1,000 workers to produce 25,000 tons of Cassava Tubers per year.
The Cassava Farming Project will cost about $997,000 , covering the Cost of leasing Farm Land, CIF for the Farming Machinery, Support Equipment and Fertilizer as well as 3 months Start-up Operating Expenses.
Medium Scale Cassava Farming Project capable of employing 6,000 workers to produce 100,000 tons of Cassava Tubers per year would cost from $8.2million, covering the Cost of Land, Farming Machinery and Equipment, Fertilizer, Project Infrastructure and 3 months Start-up Operating Expenses.