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1 Cashew sector across Africa ACA Meeting Benin 13 September 2006 Cotonou.

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1 1 Cashew sector across Africa ACA Meeting Benin 13 September 2006 Cotonou

2 2 Production 2006  Estimated worldwide production of raw cashew nuts 2006: 1,502,000 MT  Asia: 665,000 MT (India, Vietnam, Indonesia and Cambodia).  Brazil: 250,000 MT  East Africa: 149,000 MT (Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, Madagascar  West Africa: 438,000 MT (Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Nigeria, Benin, Senegal, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea Conakry)

3 3 18 producing countries NumberCountryMT production 1India 300,000 2Vietnam 270,000 3Brazil 250,000 4Cote d'Ivoire 185,000 5Guinea Bissau 110,000 6Tanzania 90,000 7Mozambique 70,000 8Indonesia 60,000 9Nigeria 50,000 10Benin 40,000 11Cambodia 35,000 12Senegal 15,000 13Ghana 8,000 14Kenya 5,000 15Madagascar 4,000 16Burkina Faso 4,000 17Mali 3,500 18Guinea Conakry 3,000

4 4 Production and processing: Asia Regioncountry production processing capacity imports / exports ASIAVietnam 270, ,000(80,000) India 300, ,000(525,000) Indonesia 60,000 20,00040,000 Cambodia 35,000 15,00020,000 Total 665,000

5 5 Production & Processing: Brazil & East Africa Regioncountry production production Processing capacity imports / exports SOUTH AMERICA Brazil 250, ,000 0 Total EAST AFRICA Tanzania 90,000 90,000 20,500 20,50069,500 Mozambique 70,000 70,000 10,000 10,00060,000 Kenya 5,000 5,000 5,000 Madagascar 4,000 4, ,500 Total 169, ,000

6 6 Production & Processing: West Africa Regioncountry production production total total processing capacit y imports / exports WEST AFRICA Nigeria 50,000 50,000 4,000 4,00046,000 Benin 40,000 40, ,500 Ghana 8,000 8,000 8,000 Cote d'Ivoire 185, ,000 5,000 5,000180,000 GuineaConakry 3,000 3,000 3,000 Guinea Bissau 110, ,000 2,000 2,000108,000 Burkina Faso 4,000 4,000 4,000 Mali 3,500 3,500 3,500 Senegal 15,000 15,000 15,000 Total 418, ,500

7 7 14 processing countries NumberCountryMT Processing 1 India 825,000 2 Vietnam 350,000 3 Brazil 250,000 4 Tanzania 20,500 5 Indonesia 20,000 6 Cambodia 15,000 7 Mozambique 10,000 8 Cote d'Ivoire 5,000 9 Nigeria 4, Guinea Bissau 2, Kenya 2, Madagascar Benin Senegal 100 Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali and Guinea Conakry have no processing industry operational currently.

8 8 Africa production CountrySeasonQuantitynr of producers kg cashew per producer BeninDec - April40,00035, NigeriaFeb - March50,000 Ghana (2005)Feb - June8,000 Ivory CoastFeb - June185,000250, Guinea BissauApril - June110,0001,040, SenegalApril - June15,00025, KenyaSep - Feb5,00060,00083 MozambiqueSep - Feb70,000945,00074 TanzaniaSep - Feb90,000280, More than 2.6 million producers in Africa

9 9 Productivity and Quality CountryYield/tree Outturn (KOR) Nut count Benin 2-3 kg/tree Ghana (2005) 48 Guinea Bissau Ivory Coast 1-2 kg/tree Kenya 3-4 kg/tree Mozambique kg/tree Nigeria Senegal Tanzania 3 kg/tree Yield per tree in India: 10 kg/tree

10 10 Regulation of the sector CountryTax on raw cashews Benin0.80% Ghana (2005) Guinea Bissau USD 70/MT (+/- 8%) Ivory CoastUSD 34/MT (+/- 5%) Kenya Mozambique18-22% Nigeria Senegal Tanzania10% India, Vietnam and Brazil have an export ban on raw cashews

11 11 Regulation of the sector CountryPrice intervention Beninfixed price by government Ghana Guinea Bissaufixed price by government Ivory Coastfixed price by regulatory body Kenyanone Mozambiquesetting of indicative minimum price Nigeria Senegal TanzaniaSetting of indicative minimum price

12 12 Regulation of the sector CountryMarketing channel intervention Beninexporters can buy only from registered traders Ghana (2005) Guinea Bissauexporters can buy only from registered traders Ivory Coast Kenyanone Mozambiqueeach actor in the value chain has to be registered Nigeria Senegal Tanzaniaeach actor in the value chain has to be registered

13 13 Thank you With input from: Olam, Peace Corps Benin, SNV Benin, ARECA, SAGIC, AICAJU, africancashew.com, NEPC, TechnoServe


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