Cashew Industry News

The latest news from the African cashew industry.

24 May, 2017

At a meeting held on the 24th May 2017, in the office of the Ghana Export Promotion Agency (GEPA), the CEO of GEPA, Hon. Gifty Klenam, affirmed GEPA’s support towards the development and regulation of the cashew industry in Ghana.

Setting the agenda for the meeting, Mr. Winfred Osei Owusu, President of the Ghana Cashew Industry Association (CIAG) gave a brief background on the problems...

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22 May, 2017

On the 16 April 2017, Ghana Ministry of Food and Agriculture hosted the launch of a trilateral cooperation between Ghana, Germany and Brazil governments. The objective of this cooperation is to improve the quality of research in the development of cashew clones that are high yielding and tolerant to major diseases, pest and well adapted to the local condition. It also aims to...

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22 May, 2017

THE Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has set up a desk to provide comprehensive support for the production and export of cashew nuts. The Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the GEPA, Mr Eric Amoako Twum, disclosed this to the...

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19 May, 2017

He said cashew needed stable and favourable market price like cocoa so that it would boost the interest of farmers to grow the economic tree in commercial quantity. In an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Mesidan in the Techiman North District of Brong-Ahafo Region, Nana Kyeremeh said...

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17 May, 2017

Cashew exportation is a business that has made some Nigerians into instant millionaires. Though cashew has high economic value and gives many millions annually, people from the South-West are still unable to meet high demands for the seed unlike other states despite the...

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14 May, 2017

The African Cashew Alliance is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 11th ACA Annual Cashew Conference, which will be held in Cotonou, Benin from the 18th to 21st of September 2017! With the theme “A New Vision for Partnership and Investments”, this year’s conference will serve as an important platform for creating a new vision for the African Cashew Industry, sharing...

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11 May, 2017

ACA has enrolled a team of 3 staff to participate in the ongoing 1st session of the fourth Edition of the Cashew Master Training Program (MTP) organized by the Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew), with ACA in support.. This program aims at producing experts from across the cashew value chain who will be fully equipped to deliver better results in their areas of work in the value chain....

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10 May, 2017

Ça bouge sur le marché international de la noix de cajou, et le Conseil international consultatif du cajou ou CICC est né le 17 novembre 2016 à...

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10 May, 2017

Guinea Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz has ordered a halt to cashew sales just a few weeks into the season amid signs the nuts are being smuggled out via neighboring Senegal.

Cashews make up around 80% of all export revenues from the small West African country and secret cross-border sales means the historically unstable country misses out on export taxes.

“I am calling on...

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4 May, 2017

National production of cashew nuts has exceeded official projections and reached 137,400 tons, the best harvest figures in 30 years.The director of the National Cashew Institute (INCAJU), Ilídio Afonso Bande, quoted in...

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