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  • IMF mulls support for Guinea-Bissau cashew sector

    Feb 29th, 2016

    The IMF is considering financial support for the marketing of the cashew nut crop in Guinea-Bissau this season, IMF officials in Bissau announced, following a meeting with Guinea-Bissau’s prime minister Carlos Corria in late February.

    The announcement by local IMF representative Óscar Melhado ensued just a week after Mamadu Saliu Lamba, president of the Guinea-Bissau Chamber of Commerce, warned that the ongoing cashew nut harvest could “end in a fiasco”.Lamba warned national….