Cashew Industry News

The latest news from the African cashew industry.

15 Aug, 2018

The government has called upon the cashew factory owners to take an appropriate decision on disbursing Onam bonus to cashew workers before the festival. In a meeting convened on Saturday, Minister for Cashew Development J Mercykutty Amma said...

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15 Aug, 2018

United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Indian head Rene Van Berkel and UN Women programme coordinator Suhela Khan visited Kollam on Friday to check the possibilities of collaboration with the State in...

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15 Aug, 2018

Farmers in the North Gonja District of the Northern Region have received cashew seedlings to improve and increase cashew production in...

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15 Aug, 2018

As the economic lung of Ivory Coast, the port of Abidjan is making huge strides in enhancing its infrastructure. With the canal widening, new port terminal projects and global interest in infusing capital and sharing expertise, the port has almost sealed its position as a...

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7 Aug, 2018

According to the estimates of the Import-Export Department (Ministry of Industry and Trade), the export of cashew nuts in July 2018 reached 30 thousand tons, worth $ 267 million, down 7.2% in volume and 8.9% in value compared with June 2018, compared with the same period in 2017 decreased 18.1% in...

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7 Aug, 2018

Based on the current drive to use Agriculture as one of the channels to revitalise the economy, encouraging cash crop production, considered as a money spinning aspect of the sector, remains inevitable. But why many preferred to toe this line of...

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18 Jul, 2018

From the 21-22 June 2018, the African Cashew Alliance (ACA) together with the cashew value chain association of Burkina Faso organized the Sahelian Cashew Forum dubbed-FOCAS. The forum was supported by the GIZ Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew), SNV Netherlands Development Organization and Cadre Intégré Renforcé (CIR).   ...

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2 Jul, 2018

The US, the Netherlands and China remained the three largest importers of Vietnamese cashew nuts with market shares of 37.9%, 13.1% and 10.9%, respectively.

In the opposite direction, Vietnam imported around ...

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2 Jul, 2018

Two varieties AB29 and AB05-08 are being recognized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development trial production. The productivity and reproduction rates of these two varieties are quite good. The quality, taste is not as good as the traditional varieties in...

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2 Jul, 2018

The West African Women’s Association (AFAO/WAWA) started an initiative to boost cashew processing in Senegal. Rather than selling raw cashews to traders, they decided to expand post-harvest opportunities close to home by...

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