IVC: Cashew nuts: The first edition of the national days of exporters scheduled for February
Abidjan, 23 Jan (Agrici.net) -
The first edition of the National Cashew Exporters' Day of Côte d'Ivoire (JNEC-CI) will be held in Abidjan on 24 and 25 February, Association of Cashew Exporters of Côte d'Ivoire (AEC-CI), Diaby Aboubacar, at a launch ceremony.
The objective of these days is to create a platform for exchanges between national and international players, to meet the challenges related to the external marketing of cashew nuts, to make financing proposals adapted to the export of this product And to propose solutions to the problems linked to the improvement of the quality of cashew nuts "made in Côte d'Ivoire".
The symposium, which will be a symposium, will focus on the theme "Emergence of the cashew industry in Côte d'Ivoire and challenges related to external marketing".It will take place around the main centers of interest, namely official ceremonies (opening and closing ceremonies), conferences and debates on topical themes, Be to Be meetings and exhibitions of products and services.
The Director General of the Cotton and Cashew Nutrition Council, Dr. Adama Coulibaly, congratulated the AEC-CI for organizing these national days, an "important" event that "fills a deficit" in the cashew sector And assured the organizers of the support of its structure with a view to its institution.
Cashew was introduced in Africa in 1578 to Mozambique via Brazil.Its experimentation in Côte d'Ivoire dates back to the 1950s. Today, our country is the world's leading exporter, with production rising from 350,000 tonnes in 2010 to more than 602,000 tonnes in 2016, Of more than 72%.The current field price remains fixed at 500 francs per kilogram pending the opening of the new season.