ANASAO - Diagnostic study of the cashew nut sector in Guinea-Bissau

January 2017
March 2017
Project cost
3 000 €
Role in the project
Cashew nut sector expertise




Agriculture Agroprocessing Market ICT



Main goals

Provide project team with technical expertise on the cashew nut sector

Specific objectives

  • Design benchmarks and case study
  • Prices/market systems expertise
  • General technical revision of the study’s deliverables (diagnostic report and final report)


Actors of the cashew sector in Guinea-Bissau


R1. Production of 4 benchmarking studies
R2. Production of a cashew nut global/import/export market analysis
R3. Provide cashew exporters’ contact details
R4. Custom technical and/or methodological support (hotline) for the team
R5. Production of technical comments for diagnostic report improvement
R6. Production of technical comments for strategic report improvement


A1. Regional benchmarking of cashew nut production issues
A2. Benchmarking post-harvest processing techniques
A3. Benchmarking of West-African and – if relevant – other value chains’ organization
A4. Benchmarking and outlook for cashew nut price mechanisms and evolution at sub-regional and global levels
A5. Cashew nut global/import/export market analysis
A6. Technical support for drafting diagnostic and strategic reports

Related people


Cédric Rabany

Holder of a Master of Science, "Agricultural Engineer and territories development" from the Institut Supérieur d’Agriculture (ISARA Lyon), he brings his expertise in agro-food/agricultural sectors' analysis and development, strengthening of supplychain actors (producers, private/public actors, agro-food industries...), socio-economic analysis of agricultural chains and his great knowledge of companies in these markets

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Project officer / Agriculture & Market / France

Pierre Ricau

Holder of a Master Degree in "Agricultural Development and Economic Policies" from the Institute of Development Studies (IEDES), Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne University and AgroParisTech. He brings his expertise in agricultural market analysis (especially cashew, sesame, shea, cocoa, hevea, corn, rice and onion), development of agro-food sectors, training engineering and consultancy on public agricultural/agro-industrial policies

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