. Cassava has several products that can be obtained from it at different levels; not to mention starch and maltose. The livestock feeds industry is one reason that has been singled out as cause to this shortage but also reduced production of the crop is the other. In Kiryandongo, a cassava strong production area, a transit trader was willing to get rid of a 250kg sack at Ush.50, 000 this week. This explains that there is big demand for cassava right from the rural areas.