Cashew Industry News

The latest news from the African cashew industry.

3 Oct, 2022

The African Cashew Alliance (ACA), last Friday (30th September 2022), hosted a delegation from Burkina Faso at its Secretariat in Accra to discuss critical issues concerning the Burkina Faso cashew industry, its growth and sustainability.

The meeting highlighted major industry issues, including...

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27 Sep, 2022

Après avoir accueilli pour la première fois la conférence annuelle de l’Alliance pour le cajou africain du 12 au 15 septembre à Abuja (lire nos informations : Cajou : une nouvelle unité de transformation au Nigeria et de fortes ambitions affichées),...

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6 Sep, 2022

With few days to the biggest cashew event in Africa, the 16th African Cashew Alliance (ACA) Cashew Conference and Expo, the ACA has announced a tentative program for this year’s conference in Abuja, Nigeria.

The tentative program for this year’s Conference includes series of presentations, thematic forum discussions, and information...

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19 Aug, 2022

All alumni of the Cashew Master Training Program (MTP) can attend and participate in the 16th African Cashew Alliance (ACA) Cashew Conference at a discounted rate.

With support from the Market Oriented Value Chains for Jobs and Growth in the ECOWAS Region (GIZ/MOVE), formerly GIZ/ComCashew, the ACA is offering over 40% discount rate for all...

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19 Aug, 2022

Construction firm Julius Berger Nigeria Plc will commission a cashew processing plant in Lagos next month, according to a statement by the firm seen by PREMIUM TIMES, the latest phase in its push to branch out into the agro-processing.

The unveiling was earlier scheduled for......

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16 Aug, 2022
Two female participants of the 14th Cashew Master Training program grafting cashew seedlings

By Isaac Piyuori

Among the challenges of the cashew industry in Africa over the years is inadequate skilled labour across the value chain. This has affected the growth of the industry in general, but especially in good farming practices, processing, marketing, and local consumption. Capacity...

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11 Aug, 2022
Nigeria Agric Minister pledges support for ACA Conference

The Nigerian Federal Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, His Excellency Mohammed Mahood, has pledged his support for the forthcoming 16th African Cashew Alliance (ACA) Cashew Conference and Expo to be held in Abuja in September.

He has also approved two technical officers of the Ministry to be part of the Local Organising...

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3 Aug, 2022

The government, through the Food and Agriculture Ministry (MoFA), is anticipating generating an annual revenue of some US$12 billion from the export of...

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20 Jul, 2022

Participants of the 16th African Cashew Alliance (ACA) Cashew Conference & Expo can fly to Abuja with ASKY Airlines for the Conference at a 12% discount on both economic and business fares.

This follows a partnership...

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20 Jun, 2022


Since its introduction into Africa by Portuguese explorers in the 16th century, cashew has spread across the entire continent, especially in tropical West Africa. However...

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