Cassava Processing in Nigeria

Cassava processing

It is important you acquire a cassava processing machine if you are interested in selling processed cassava.


Tapioca is a starch made from cassava root. It is used in the thickening of biscuits, cakes, rolls, jellies, puddings, porridges, soups and sauces. Likewise, cassava is a raw material for starch balls which is one of the most popular uses of the starch. The little white balls look exactly like pearls or caviar. After they are boiled, their color turns to black. They are normally mixed with powdered sugar and served as dessert. Likewise, cassava balls can be made into various colors and added to drinks or cakes. Cassava flour can replace flour made of cereals. It can be used to bake bread or cakes and is an alternative to conventional bread for people who suffer grain allergies.

Cassava farming business plan: Main calculations



How to start a Cassava Farm in Nigeria

Cassava farming in Nigeria: How to start and succeed

Are you hoping to start your own business and still haven’t decided which field to choose? Have you ever tried cassava farming? It’s time to try and see how profitable it can be! Cassava business plan is HERE.

Simple business ideas for cassava farming in Nigeria


The production of cassava in Nigeria is to a great degree straightforward. The plant is to be placed in trays loaded with soil, then you stick the cuttings or stems of the plant in it.  Within six months of propagation, they will grow and turn into pretty big bushes. At the point when the leaves on the bushes begin to turn yellow, this simply implies that the harvest is ripe. You can dig bulbs from the soil for eating or selling.

Layer Poultry Farming Nigeria.


There are several ways you can utilize your poultry facility for the production of eggs for commercial use:

  • You can utilize group battery cages (It’s more expensive but it will save you floor space)
  • You can run your operation indoors on the floor (barn hens system or deep litter system)
  • You can also use the free-range system (out-of-doors during the day)

For replacement or point-of-lay pullets (young hens not yet in lay) there are two options

Starting a Chicken Poultry Farm in Nigeria

Poultry are farmed in great numbers with chickens being the most numerous and the king of the poultry business in Nigeria. More than 50 billion chickens are developed, annually, as a source of food, for both their meat and their eggs.  Chickens raised for eggs are usually called layers while chickens raised for meat are often called broilers.

Although poultry farming is commonly practiced in Nigeria, there is still an insufficiency in the supply of birds because we have not been able to meet the high consumption demand of birds which are needed to close up on the prevalent protein deficiency gap in Nigeria. More than half of the birds we consume daily are still being imported/smuggled from other countries.

According to the president of the Poultry Association of Nigeria Dr Ayoola Odutan while the local demand for frozen chicken is above two million metric tonnes annually, Nigerian farmers are only able to produce 300,000 metric tonnes, leaving a wide gap of more than 1.7 million metric tonne. “Out of this figure, smuggled chicken accounts for 1.2 million metric tonnes annually.”

You need to learn to learn the poultry farming business in order to meet this ever increasing demand.


This show the various aspect of the agricultural business which can help point to where there are potential profit making opportunities.

  1. A) Crop production to achieve food security and to provide industrial raw materials. Potentials exist for the following crops:

Cereals: Maize, rice, sorghum, corn, millet, wheat.

Root crops: Cassava, yam, ginger, potato, coco yam.

Legumes: Soya beans, groundnuts, cowpeas.


Do you know you can start building a fortune with agriculture today?

Agriculture is the most overlooked or underrated guaranteed revenue earner. Do you know why?

People must eat; the rich, the poor, the middle class, the good, the bad. The need for nourishment would never cease. Crude Oil demand would fall, stock market prices would crash but the need for agriculture would never go away. Nigeria is estimated to have the 7th largest population in the world with an estimated population of over 186 million; feeding this population is what makes agriculture a very profitable business in Nigeria. This is one of the businesses where you can make over a 100% return in just a few weeks or months.

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Even though over 70% of our land is arable, Nigerian youths are not encouraged to see farming as business. Instead, we all grew up dreaming of getting a good paying white collar job which unfortunately is no longer available these days. We have been conditioned to see agriculture as a dirty business or a business for the poor, uneducated and down trodden; that is so far from the truth.
You have options to choose whether you will love to go into agribusiness (business of agriculture) as a crop and plant farmer, as a livestock farmer, into processing of agricultural product or any of the other areas of the value chain.

Agriculture Business in Nigeria


Here are 20 agribusiness you can start right away and grab your share of the millions changing hands daily in this sector of the economy; most of these businesses can be started right in the compound you currently reside with very little capital:

  1. Fish farming

In a not too distant past fish where mostly provided by fisherman and importers but it is no longer use that people now rear fishes locally for sale.

How to Develop a Business Plan

The second most important thing you can do after your decision to start a agribusiness today is to develop your business plan.

I used to wonder about the need of doing a business plan has I believed that once I knew the business of interest and have some funds I could just jump into the business and figure out things as the business gains traction but found out the hard way this was the wrong approach.

What is a business plan?

How to Get Agricultural Loan in Nigeria


Finance for Agric business can be sourced from different places such as personal savings, family and friends but this is not enough as sometimes you may not even get any from this source.

However some financial institutions in Nigeria now provide funds for agriculture ventures. The following are the sources of Agric finance:

  • Commercial Banks
  • Microfinance Banks
  • Cooporatives
  • Bank of Agriculture
  • Bank of Industry