In order to improve the quality of cashew nuts, the board of the Cotton and Cashew nut in partnership with the National Center for Agronomic Research (CNRA) and the Interprofessional Fund for Agricultural Research and the Council (FIRCA) initiated from 19 to 30 June 2017, the training of 18 nurseries and 36 seeding, from production areas, management of technical cashew nurseries, grafting and grafting.
The training will focus on the management schedule of a cashew tree nursery for the production of grafted plants on time, the choice of site installation of the nursery, the installation of the nursery, the production of rootstocks, selecting and harvesting grafts, good practices of grafting and grafting, grafting techniques used by the CNRA, other grafting techniques, recognition of successfully grafted plant, the / proper techniques of grafting, recognition of pests and diseases of cashew seedlings in nurseries, methods of struggle against the major pests and diseases of the cashew tree nurseries, packaging grafts for transportation, conditions of good transplant transplant seedlings to the field, technical administrative and financial management of nurseries.
This training is done in two phases. A first phase relation to seeding, from 19 to 23 June 2017 to URESCO-CI and Lataha station. And a second phase of 26 to 30 June 2017 with the nursery, also at Lataha station. This training follows a framework agreement signed August 31, 2014 between the Council of Cotton and Cashew, FIRCA and CNRA, allowing the continuation of the breeding program of the cashew tree, started in 2009 by the CNRA and FIRCA.
This training, which will eventually have to meet the high demand plants high efficiency expressed by producers, receives funding from the Project for the Agricultural Sector (PSAC, financed by the World Bank) and the Council of Cotton and Cashew .