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  • The Government of Burkina Faso commits to organizing the cashew sector in collaboration with its stakeholders

    Jul 7th, 2017

    Under the impetus of the Umbrella association of the cashew sector in Burkina Faso, an inter-ministerial decree on the Raw Cashew Nut marketing was signed in Burkina Faso. This decree was signed on 09 June 2017 in Ouagadougou by the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Ministry of Agriculture and Hydraulic Development and the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Development of Burkina Faso.

    Following this decree, a minimum farm gate price will be set at the beginning of the next cashew season; all actors will be granted a licence prior to the implementation of their various activities; and every export of RCN will be subject to special authorization and a levy will be applied on the basis of the value or the quantity exported. Please find decree below: