CASHMOZ - Development of an Investment Profile on Cashew sector in Mozambique

February 2020
May 2020
Project cost
9 000 €
Role in the project
Market analysis expertise







Main goals

The work will conduct country, sector and value chain analyses of the cashew sector in order to identify solid investment opportunities/leads for foreign investors. These analyses will be packaged in the form of a sector-specific investment profile that will be used by Mozambique’s Agency for Promotion of Investment and Exports (APIEX), to promote and attract investments in Mozambique’s cashew sector


  • Mozambique’s Agency for Promotion of Investment and Exports (APIEX)
  • Partnership for Investment and Growth in Africa (PIGA)


A1. Undertake detailed research on existing literature on the country analysis to identify favourable factors that highlight Mozambique as a solid investment destination
A2. Undertake detailed research on existing literature to conduct an assessment of the cashew value chain
A3. Identify most relevant stakeholders to interview. These include key sector players from the public and private sectors as well as relevant public sector agencies and sector associations among others
A4. Using the analysis above, develop recommendations for most bankable investment opportunities for the cashew sector. These should clearly be derived from the analysis and provide potential foreign investors with clear and precise ideas for investments
A5. Based on the analysis and the recommendations, produce a draft report capturing the country analysis, value chain analysis and the recommendations for very precise investment opportunities
A6. Produce a summary of the report which will be used as a brochure for potential investors

Related people

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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