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Govts clear policy on cassava plants needed

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The government would need a clear policy about promotion of cassava plantation otherwise, cassava planters will be vulnerable to the changing official policies.Local planters have been directly affected by the reduction in diesel prices because cassava produce is used in ethanol production.Over the past four months, local planters have suffered from changing domestic policy. The lower prices of diesel and benzene made gasohol less attractive because of the lower price margin.…Read More