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  • Ivory Coast: Campaign Launch 2016 cashew in Ouangolodougou

    Mar 25th, 2016

    The cashew nut marketing campaign was officially launched in Ouangolodougou by the prefect of the department, Sihindou Coulibaly, attended by traditional leaders and industry players.

    "Last year, we made seizures this year, if I seizures, I will refer people. The machines that were used in fraud will be auctioned, "warned Sihindou Coulibaly during Tuesday the opening of the campaign.

    To the prefect, it is imperative that the entire cashew production is sold in Côte d'Ivoire to avoid leakage of currency to neighboring countries, which, he said, could impact the Ivorian economy. "Each of you must understand the need to sell their product here in Ivory Coast," he said.

    The Regional Director of the Board of cotton and cashew the Poro region Issouf Koné, educated farmers and buyers on the prospects for the new campaign while urging them to produce quality nuts and comply the rules in force for this campaign.

    "This year, the price of cashew kilogram is set at 350 francs for the farmer, it is a bottom price below which you do not have to sell your product. This year it will be the rigor and cotton cashew board took a clear circular on fines for both the farmer and the buyer, "said Kone Issouf.

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