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August 05 2019 Amako (AMAP) The actors of the cashew sector in Mali in collaboration with the African Cashew Alliance (ACA) are organizing the 2nd edition of the Sahelian Cashew Forum (FOCAS) from August 5 to 7 2019 in Bamako on the theme: Improving the competitiveness of the cashew value chain in Sahelian countries noted AMAP Images by Bamada

Over 150 000 cashew grafts distributed to farmers

May 28 2019George Oduro Mr George Oduro the Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture said government collaboration with the Brazilian Embassy through the trilateral cooperation led to the distribution of over 150 000 cashew grafts to farmers across the

Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew)

Working in cooperation with public and private sector actors the project aims to improve the competitiveness of the cashew sector in selected African countries Using the value chain approach ComCashew works to promote all the actors along the cashew value chain towards a sustainable development of the sector The project involves four components:

Ghana now West Africa's hub for cashew expertise – ComCashew

Ghana has become a go-to for expertise in cashew throughout the West-African sub-region Mrs Juliana Ofori-Karikari Manager Finance and Administration of Competitive Cashew initiative (ComCashew) has said She said while Ghana had attained that milestone in the cashew industry Africa was also the current home of cashew as the continent

ComCashew Trained 180 Master Trainers – SNRD Africa

ComCashew Trained 180 Master Trainers The master trainers train cashew farmers provide assistance to processors and advise institutions in their home countries The Master Training Program is currently in its fourth phase and since the beginning in 2014 the training program has produced about 180 cashew experts from over 15 African countries

Over 150 000 cashew grafts distributed to farmers

May 28 2019Mr Oduro said the training programme would help develop the expertise to make the work of Authority relevant and impactful the country would be on the right path to stregthening the Ghanaian cashew sector Ms Rita Weidinger the Executive Director of ComCashew said since the inception of the programme in 2013 456 experts from 15 countries

CashewInfo

The cashew is the only nut where broken are cheaper than the wholes in all other nuts like Almonds Brazil nuts the broken are higher because there is a process involved in making the broken but in cashews the splits and pieces are the only a by-products so it is cheaper

ComCashew Trained 180 Master Trainers – SNRD Africa

ComCashew Trained 180 Master Trainers The master trainers train cashew farmers provide assistance to processors and advise institutions in their home countries The Master Training Program is currently in its fourth phase and since the beginning in 2014 the training program has produced about 180 cashew experts from over 15 African countries

West Africa Cashew Project (PRO

In collaboration with the Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew) and the African Cashew Alliance (ACA) CNFA will work with local ministries of agriculture to review training curriculums identify gaps and mentor extension teams in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) renovation and rehabilitation (RR) and climate- resilience

GARDJA

May 08 2020The Ghana Agricultural and Rural Development Journalists Association (GARDJA) and the Competitive Cashew initiative (ComCashew) of the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) has launched an advocacy initiative to help create a sustainable cashew sector in Ghana Cashew is increasingly becoming a key agricultural export commodity raking in

Mim Cashew receives support from SECO GIZ to combat COVID

Jun 17 2020Mim Cashew has operated in Ghana for the past 12 years and currently employs about 225 people The facility has the capacity to process more than 600 metric tonnes of raw cashew nut annually primarily from its own certified organic plantation within Ghana It also boasts a distillery where cashew-apple brandy is produced

GIZ Donates Covid

Aug 05 2020With the support of GIZ/Comcashew and other partners the Directorate of Crop and Services (DCS) is targeting raising 5 million cashew planting materials to be distributed to farmers for the establishment of 50 000 Ha new cashew plantation by the end of 2020

ComCashew boosting cashew production in Africa

Oct 03 2019ComCashew's Activities ComCashew has been generally involved in diverse activities for the vibrancy of the cashew industry in Ghana and Africa But with respect to current activities "ComCashew through its intervention supports the development of conducive business environment for all actors of the cashew value chain"

Trade Ministry calls for ECOWAS cashew market

May 12 2016Madam Rita Weidinger the Executive Director ComCashew said Ghana had shown the way of increasing cashew production from 7 000 tonnes in 2003 to 70 000 tonnes in 2015 She expressed her optimism that the training programme would help address the gaps in the industry with a pool of experts with in-depth knowledge in the cashew value chain

Over 150 000 cashew grafts distributed to farmers

May 28 2019Mr Oduro said the training programme would help develop the expertise to make the work of Authority relevant and impactful the country would be on the right path to strengthening the Ghanaian cashew sector Ms Rita Weidinger the Executive Director of ComCashew said since the inception of the programme in 2013 456 experts from 15

West Africa Cashew Project (PRO

In collaboration with the Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew) and the African Cashew Alliance (ACA) CNFA will work with local ministries of agriculture to review training curriculums identify gaps and mentor extension teams in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) renovation and rehabilitation (RR) and climate- resilience

Mim Cashew receives support from SECO GIZ to combat COVID

Jun 17 2020Mim Cashew has operated in Ghana for the past 12 years and currently employs about 225 people The facility has the capacity to process more than 600 metric tonnes of raw cashew nut annually primarily from its own certified organic plantation within Ghana It also boasts a distillery where cashew-apple brandy is produced

GIZ/ComCashew GSDI builds capacity for training providers

Feb 11 2020The Competitive Cashew initiative (GIZ/ComCashew) in collaboration with the Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI/ATVET) with support from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has held a technical skills upgrading programme for training providers to reinforce their knowledge and capacities in cashew at Sunyani in the Bono Region

Cashew farming in Africa

SDM analytics help to increase bankability of cashew farmers in Africa Over the past five years IDH in partnership with ComCashew have supported the development of smallholder cashew farmers in Ivory Coast Ghana Burkina Faso Benin Mozambique and Kenya During this period roughly 550 000 smallholders trained under the ComCashew program have increased their yields by []

ComCashew holds training program in cashew value chain

Aug 07 2017The Competitive Cashew initiative (ComCashew) together with the African Cashew Alliance with support from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and the Cocoa Research Institute Ghana (CRIG) will hold the 2nd session of the 4th edition of the Master Training Program for Cashew Value Chain Promotion from Monday 7th to Friday 11th August 2017 at the Eusbett Hotel Sunyani Brong

Cashew farming in Africa

SDM analytics help to increase bankability of cashew farmers in Africa Over the past five years IDH in partnership with ComCashew have supported the development of smallholder cashew farmers in Ivory Coast Ghana Burkina Faso Benin Mozambique and Kenya During this period roughly 550 000 smallholders trained under the ComCashew program have increased their yields by []

African countries asked to collaborate in cashew

Mar 26 2019Last year cashew contributed 53 per cent of the country's non-traditional crop export revenue This partly explains why efforts are being made to set-up the Ghana Tree Crop Development Authority to manage and promote the value chain of four tree crops – cashew

Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew)

Working in cooperation with public and private sector actors the project aims to improve the competitiveness of the cashew sector in selected African countries Using the value chain approach ComCashew works to promote all the actors along the cashew value chain towards a sustainable development of the sector The project involves four components: