CAJIG - Geographical Indication Feasibility Study for Binh Phuoc cashew nut

January 2016
February 2016
Project cost
7 000 €
Role in the project
IG / Cashew Expertise




Agroprocessing Market



Main goals

Study the feasibility of establishing a geographical indication for the Binh Phuoc cashew nut in Vietnam

Specific objectives

  • Assess available knowledge on quality, reputation and characteristics and assess the extent to which these elements are associated with geographical origin (Binh Phuoc)
  • Develop an expert opinion on the feasibility of the Geographical Indication tool and present the conclusions to the producers' association and local authorities
  • Propose recommendations for follow-up to deepen the labeling process


The Binh Phuoc Cashew Producers Association and relevant local authorities


** R1. ** Full report and summary sheet on: "Feasibility of protection through geographical indication for the Binh Phuoc cashew nut"


** A1. ** Provide expertise on the technical processing system and the international cashew markets
** A2. ** Analyze in particular i / production and processing know-how; ii / the classification, qualities and characteristics of the local Binh Phuoc cashew nut in comparison to cashews of other origins; iii / the adequacy of these characteristics with the expectations of the international market
** A3. ** Contribute to the final report on: "Feasibility of protection through geographical indication for the Binh Phuoc cashew nut"

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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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