Nouvelles de l'industrie

The latest news from the African cashew industry.

23 juin, 2015

“To the Ivoirian economy, the cashew boom presents an unexpected but welcome opportunity to diversify agricultural exports beyond cocoa beans and rubber. It will also help develop the country’s agro-industry. However, to realise its full potential, Côte d’Ivoire has to process and add value to its raw cashews. While the country…” read...

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8 juin, 2015

"The price of raw cashew nuts [in Ghana] has soared to an all time high of 4 GHS/kg on the local market after seeing a quantum leap in price in less than 18 months, putting a smile on the faces of farmers who are grappling to meet demand [...] The steep spike in price of the commodity has been attributed to high demand for the product, with supply unable to keep pace." To read more,...

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1 juin, 2015

"A 'one-stop-shop' to facilitate bureaucratic procedures for cashew exports started operating in Guinea-Bissau on Monday, under the responsibility of the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Crafts.

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29 mai, 2015
"B&FT has gathered that a kilogramme of raw cashew nut, which sold on the market for GHS 1.5 in 2013 is now trading for GHS 4, representing an increase of 166 percent. The steep spike in price of the commodity has been attributed to high demand for the product, with supply unable to keep pace." To read more, please vist the B&FT ... lire la suite
15 mai, 2015

"Patrols of ants on cashew nut trees can roughly double the yield of the crop, according to researchers in Benin. The researchers say that African weaver ants (Oecophylla longinoda) are an effective natural way to reduce considerable losses of cashew nuts from insect pests, such as fruit flies, and improve cashew quality, on farms in many African countries." To read more, please visit...

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13 mai, 2015

Le Secrétariat de l'ACA invite les membres principaux de l'ACA* qui souhaitent siéger au Comité exécutif (CE) de l'ACA, l’instance dirigeante de l'ACA, à déposer leurs candidatures. Le CE fournit une orientation stratégique et assure une supervision permettant de guider les activités de l'ACA, afin de promouvoir une industrie africaine du cajou compétitive au niveau mondial et de procurer des...

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8 mai, 2015
"The [Tanzanian] government has reaffirmed its commitment to end exporting raw cashew nuts, after signing agreement with three institutions to construct three processing factories for the cash crop in three regions.... lire la suite
5 mai, 2015

To read a brief history of the Tanzanian cashew industry, challenges it has faced and overcome, and the current outlook for the sector, please visit the allAfrica site here.

24 avr, 2015

"Guinea-Bissau set 2015 farmgate cashew price paid to farmers at 300 CFA francs ($0.49) per kg, 20 percent higher than the previous year, as the government launched a new season aimed at boosting its top export earner. The tiny West African nation is the world's seventh-biggest cashew...

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17 avr, 2015

At a national consultative forum held at the Baobab Holiday Resort, representatives of all components of the cashew value chain - including farmers, traders, processors, exporters, and other relevant public and private sector stakeholders - declared that April 15 would be the start date for the cashew marketing season in The Gambia. To read more, please visit the allAfrica site...

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