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  • The cashew nut is bought at 300 FCFA per kilogram in Sakassou

    Mar 25th, 2019

    The cashew nut is bought at 300 CFA francs per kilogram, in Sakassou (Center, instead of 375 francs, the market price set by the government for the 2018-2019 crop year, AIP learned .

    actors cashew sector Sakassou the department, in the center of the country, are the retention of crops for, they say, "express their discontent" against the purchase price of the kilogram of cashew below the price set by the government. This retention, added to a decrease in production in many plantations, affect different players in the sector who show little interest this year for this cash crop for the year 2019, the cashew marketing campaign has been open since February 15.

    Côte d'Ivoire, the world's largest cashew producer, plans to process 50% of its crop by 2020 through increased industrialization of the sector.