Amfo Samuel is a graduate in Information and Technology Management and a BSc (Hons) in Business Administration at the University of Professional Studies, Accra.
He is a young farmer with the utmost interest in becoming a profound business owner and adding value to the agriculture sector. His passion for agribusiness is what motivates him to become a generational and inspirational revivalist.
He is the founder of Cassayoca, a startup that focuses on using technology to process cassava into starch. To reduce highly imported inferior cassava starch in the production of food, and beverages and a sizing agent for the textile industries.
According to (Food and Agriculture Organization Corporate Statistical Database [FAOSTAT], 2016),
There are 12% estimated physical losses of cassava in Ghana as a result of post-harvest losses, lack of ready market, and pest and parasite attacks on the produce.
Cassayoca is aiming and focusing on using technology to manufacture quality but inexpensive starch for beverage industries, candy production companies, textile industries, and food processing companies in Ghana to solve the problem of post-harvest losses of cassava in Ghana.
In the quest for production will use the waste product to produce ethanol for commercial and industrial use. Cassayoca aims to attain SGD 12 (ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns).