Cassava is cultivated as an annual crop for its edible starchy tuberous root. its is a major source of carbohydrates. Cassava is a major staple food in the develoing world, providing a basic diet for over half a billion people. It plays a major rolein agriculture especially in Sub-sahara Africa, because it does well on poor soil and with low rain fall. Worldwide, over 800million people depend on cassava as their primary staple food. No continent depends as much on root and tubers infeeding its population as Africans. It offers flexiblity to resource-poor farmers because it serves as a subsistence or a cash crop. Support our small scale cassava farmers today.