TBS equips cassava farmers with skills on plant’s toxin handling

TANZANIA – The Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) has equipped cassava farmers in Kilindi District, Tanga Region with skills on how to process and remove toxins on cassava for the safety of consumers. Officials from TBS offered training to farmers and consumers of cassava who produce cassava in large quantities in Kilindi District on the safety and quality of cassava products. The TBS Quality Control Officer, Ashura Kilewela, said among other things cassava farmers and consumers were sensitized on the presence of natural toxins in cassava and how they can…

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