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The African cashew industry has become very significant to the economic development of cashew producing countries, through job creation and poverty reduction, and for the sustainability of the global industry. With an estimated annual production of 2.1 million tons, Africa produces about 57% of global raw cashew nuts (RCN). Currently, Vietnam, the highest cashew processor in the world, imports a vast majority of its RCN from Africa. As...

Acting Director-General of the Cashew nuts Board of Tanzania,  Francis Alfred, has expressed the government’s commitment to promoting cashew processing in Tanzania.

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Cashew has a global reputation for its rich nutritional content and many health benefits when consumed, including its ability to fight Type II diabetes, as well as containing five times the vitamin C content of oranges and being cholesterol-free.

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Cashew has over the past six decades, developed from being grown to fight erosion and desertification into a very important economic and, in some situations, political commodity in Africa.

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The African Cashew Alliance (ACA) is projecting an increase in cashew production in Africa in 2021 despite the effects of the pandemic on the global cashew industry.

 

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1. Background

In the consolidation of their sector organization efforts, the African Cashew Alliance (ACA) and GIZ/ComCashew project want to consolidate the achievements, upgrade, and reinforce the capacity of local actors, and transfer knowledge to partners and target groups. In this context, GIZ/ComCashew,...

Terms of Reference: Sound Equipment Supply/ Technicians for Ghana MTP

In its 3rd phase, the project wants to consolidate the achievements, upgrade, and reinforce the capacity of local actors...

Terms of Reference for Consultant/Service Provider: Interpreters for Ghana MTP sessions

In the consolidation of their sector organization efforts, the African Cashew Alliance (ACA) and GIZ/ComCashew project want to consolidate the achievements, upgrade,...

The President of the African Cashew Alliance, Babatola Faseru, has called on African governments to show more commitment towards developing the cashew sector on the continent to reduce poverty.

 

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