by Dept. of Agricultural, Resource, and Managerial Economics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English
|Other titles||Cashew production in Mozambique.|
|Statement||Steven Kyle and Onat Negiz.|
|Series||RB -- 2000-05., R.B. (New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dept. of Agricultural, Resource, and Managerial Economics) -- 2000-05.|
|Contributions||Negiz, Onat., New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dept. of Agricultural, Resource, and Managerial Economics.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||49, 23 p. :|
|Number of Pages||49|
World production of cashew nut grew rapidly during s and s, reaching a peak of tonnes of raw nuts in Three countries India, Mozambique and Tanzania accounted for the majority of this production while smaller industries have developed . Before the s, the cashew nut was one of Mozambique's main export products, with production reaching , tons per year. Pests, diseases and ageing trees led to a decline in production, plunging to 64, tonnes in However, reforms introduced since are . The processing industry of the cashew nuts Related to the production of the cashew nuts, the main facts of the history of the processing industry are the following: Collapse and recovery of the Tanzanian and Mozambican cashew industries In , Mozambique and Tanzania were marketing more than 30% of the world production of cashew kernels. In the past five years, the production of cashew nuts in Mozambique has risen by 75 per cent – f tonnes in the / agricultural year to , tonnes in /, according to Agriculture Minister Higino de Marrule. Speaking on Thursday at the opening of a meeting in Maputo of t.
ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF PROCESSING AND MARKETING OF CASHEW PRODUCTS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Cashew, known as Anacardium occidental is a native of Brazil and was introduced to Mozambique and then India in the sixteenth century by the Portuguese, as a means of controlling coastal erosion. It was spread within these countries with the . Cashew nut production in Mozambique approaches , tons. 4 November Sales of cashew nuts in Mozambique in the / campaign could reach , tons, according to information released by the director of the National Institute of Cashew Promotion (Incaju), Filomena Maiópuè in Muecate, Nampula province. We source our Mozambique cashew nuts from small holder farmers. Over the years, Mozambique had the reputation of being among the top cashew nut producers in the world. As much as this industry went down in the 70’ through the 90’s due to the civil war, we see that Mozambique’s government is making efforts to regain its previous glory. Commercial cultivation of cashew in Nigeria dates back to more than 60 years, while research and development into its production, processing and marketing started in
A Mozambican family applies sorting techniques during cashew harvest. Prior to its decades-long civil war, Mozambique was the world’s largest cashew producing country at , tons per year and processed approximately half of all global production at , tons per year. Mozambique is going nuts about cashews, and they’re boosting the economy’s health. The country’s cashew nut industry, one of the world’s biggest, was dealt a body blow first by the Mozambique Agricultural Value Chain Analysis iii Relevance to USAID objectives comes from cashew production by addressing key constraints along the value chain; nonetheless, there are significant financial and political challenges to realization of these potential gains. Cashew Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast () The global cashew market is segmented by Geography. The report covers the extensive study of production, consumption, trade, and price trend analysis of cashew market, in addition to the value chain analysis.