FAISANAC - Feasibility study for the realization of a processing unit of cashew nuts in Ivory Coast

May 2017
September 2017
Project cost
3 000 €
Role in the project
Expertise filière cajou


Côte d’Ivoire


Agriculture Agroprocessing



Main goals

Realization of a cashew market study and sizing of the transformation plant project

Specific objectives

Determine the financial profitability of a cashew processing unit under current market conditions. The study will identify key factors and optimal conditions for the profitability of a processing unit in Côte d'Ivoire


Market study


** A1. ** Comparative analysis of the profitability of economic models ** A2. ** Key drivers of profitability ** A3. ** State of play of cashew processing units ** A4. ** Conclusions and reflections on the measures to be taken by the State

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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