Call for application MTP

The African Cashew Alliance (ACA) is proud to announce the Master Training Program (MTP). There will be two editions of the MTP, targeting participants working in the private, public, and NGO sector promoting cashew value chains in West Africa. The applicants must be mandated by their host institution and will go through a transparent selection process in line with fixed criteria.

About the MTP:

The Master Training Programme aims to increase theoretical knowledge and practical skills of African cashew experts along the value chain and consequently to further promote the competitiveness of Africa cashew sector. During knowledge sharing sessions of theories and their application, participants learn about all aspects of the cashew value chain ranging from production and processing of raw cashew nuts to economics, cashew market dynamics, marketing and financing mechanisms etc.

Training Location:

The training is conducted in Ghana, and Côte d’Ivoire by the African Cashew Alliance with expert support from MOVE/GIZ, USDA (Technoserve, Pro Cashew, and Prosper Cashew), MOFA/CRIG and other national institutions and companies involved in the cashew sector. The working languages will be English, French and Portuguese (with translation service).





21st- 25th November 2022

Edition 15 Session 1


23rd – 27th January 2023

Edition 16 Session 1


20th -24th February 2023

Edition 15 Session 2


27th -31st March 2023

Edition 16 Session 2


24th - 28th  April 2023

Edition 15 Session 3

Cote d’Ivoire

29th May -2nd June 2023

Edition 16 Session 3

Cote d’Ivoire


The next application period for the Master Training Programme is open from   October 14th, 2022 till   November 13th, 2022. Selected applicants will begin their learning journey from 21st November 2022.

If you are interested in participating in the Master Training Programme, please complete your application form by click on the link

For further questions, please contact

Reine Dehode –

Cynthia Al-Da Benon –