There are a number of related projects that involve several partner organisations of the 'Gratitude' project.
Cassava : Adding Value for Africa (C:AVA) www.cava.nri.org
This project will develop value chains for High Quality Cassava Flour (HQCF) in Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria and Malawi to improve the livelihoods and incomes of small-holder households as direct beneficiaries including women and disadvantaged groups. It will promote the use of HQCF as a versatile raw material for which diverse markets exist. The project is led by the Natural Resources Institute of the University of Greenwich, working closely with: University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria; Food Research Institute, Ghana; Tanzania Food and Nutrition, Tanzania; Africa Innovations Institute, Uganda; and Chancellor College, University of Malawi and a range of other partners.
International Society for Tropical Root Crops (ISTRC) www.istrc.org
The International Society for Tropical Root Crops is an autonomous and non-governmental body that seeks to foster, stimulate and support any type of activity leading to the general improvement of tropical root crop production and utilisation.