BANICA - Supporting the development of a sustainable cashew value chain with communities in Banhine National Park, Mozambique

Start
October 2023
End
October 2025
Project cost
25 000 USD
Role in the project
Expertise / Technical Assistance

Countries

Mozambique

Fields

Agriculture Market

Sectors

Cashew

Main goals

To technically advise and support the community department of Banhine National Park, for the implementation of a 10.000 seedling cashew nut programme within communities around the Park

Specific objectives

SO1. Building a timely implementation plan and associated monitoring and evaluation system (M&E) and indicators
SO2. Understanding the key principles, challenges and safeguards for the development and implementation of a sustainable cashew nut value chain around BNP
SO3. Identifying communities of intervention, beneficiaries and adequate lands for the planting of new cashew orchards
SO4. Technical support for cashew management best practices
SO5. Training on farmer’s groups structuration, capacity building and market linkage (with Condor)
SO6. Understanding the cashew value chain and market

Beneficiaries

Communities around Banhine National Park
The Park's Community Department

Results

R1. PPF community department team understand all the key principles, challenges and safeguards for the development and implementation of a sustainable cashew nut value chain around BNP
R2. PPF community department team understand cashew orchards management best practices and plant 10.000 seedlings of cashew
R3. PPF community department team understand farmer’s structuration, cashew market and our market information system N’kalô
R4. Conducted 4 missions on the field to train and assist the Community Department (4 deliverables)
R5. Production of pedagogical materials on: planting, orchards best practices, cashew market, joint sell methodology

Activities

A1. Field visit & meeting with PPF team and farmers’ beneficiaries
A2. Technical assistance to build a detailed implementation plan and a monitoring and evaluation system
A3. Identify communities of intervention, beneficiaries and adequate lands that fits the mapping of sourcing and purchasing
A4. Monitoring the implementation plan
A5. Training on planting, orchards best practices, cashew market, joint sell methodology

Related people

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Country representative in Mozambique

Jean-Baptiste Roelens

Holder of a master Tropical environment and Biodiversity, he worked for 3 years in French Guyana, notably as forest ecology and soil science research officer at CIRAD. From 2008 to 2016 he worked at the WWF in Madagascar, France and Democratic Republic of Congo as Forest and Climate program manager. At WWF, he supported conservation, forest landscape restoration and REDD+ projects, he also conducted campaign and advocacy work on forest policies and energy infrastructure development. He joined Etc Terra - then nitidæ - in May 2016 as MOZBIO project manager around the Gilé national reserve in the Zambézia province in Mozambique.

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Assistant Manager ACAMOZ / Agriculture & Market / Mozambique

Charline de Rouvroy

Holder of a Master degree in agricultural management and territories (IAM Montpellier) and agricultural engineer, Charline joined Nitidæ team in May 2018. She brings her expertise in project management, agriculture in southern countries…

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