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Cassava Fresh
kg
Root Crops
1,350 (Shs)
1,050 (Shs)

About Cassava Fresh

Also known as manihot esculenta, yucca, manioc, and mandioca.
- Cassava is susceptible to diseases including blight, stem rot, wilt, stem gall, leaf spot, anthracnose, armillaria root rot, cassava ash, rust, and superelongation.
- In Uganda, cassava is mainly produced in Mbale, Iganga, Apac, Kamuli, Lira, Tororo, and Kumi.

Market Prices as at Jun 20, 2018

Central (WP: 800 RP:1,100)

  1. W.P: 500 ,   R.P: 1,000
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  3. W.P: 700 ,   R.P: 900
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  8. W.P: 1,000 ,   R.P: 1,500
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  10. W.P: 900 ,   R.P: 1,000

Eastern (WP: 1,200 RP:1,550)

  1. W.P: 1,500 ,   R.P: 2,000
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  3. W.P: 1,000 ,   R.P: 1,500
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  7. W.P: 700 ,   R.P: 800
  8. W.P: 1,500 ,   R.P: 1,800

Northern (WP: 700 RP:900)

Western (WP: 1,650 RP:1,750)

News and Updates

May 14, 2018 - Kiboga Market The price of cassava fresh has dropped because of increase in the amount of harvests favoured by moderate rainfall.

Mar 3, 2018 - Iganga Market Cassava flesh prices in the market dropped by 300sh and 500sh on whole sell and retail respectively.

Jan 8, 2018 - Nakasero Market There is scarcity.

Jan 8, 2018 - Iganga Market Cassava Fresh prices in the market shot up by 300sh and 500sh on whole sell and retail respectively.

Dec 9, 2017 - Kiboga Market The price situation of cassava fresh has worsened since it is highly escalated due to serious competition between local traders and buyers from Kampala markets like Owino and Kalerwe.

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