MODELAC - Actualisation des modèles économiques de la transformation de l'anacarde en Côte d'Ivoire

July 2021
September 2021
Project cost
6 000 €
Role in the project
Cashew Expert


Côte d’Ivoire


Agriculture Agroprocessing Market




BNETD - Bureau National d'Etudes Techniques et de Développement · Département Economie Finances et Industrialisation (DEFI) de la Côte d'Ivoire · CCA - Conseil Coton Anacarde

Main goals

After the 2013 study that led to the law on cashew nut reform in the Ivory Coast, the objective of this work is the update of the economic models of processing in light of the evolution of international market, competition, processing methods and opportunities in the national context

Specific objectives

S01. Provide market assumptions for the update of cashew nut processing economic models
S02. Carry out an international benchmark of processing costs
S03. Propose methods for the valorization of by-products

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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Country representative in Côte d'Ivoire

Benjamin Garnier

Agricultural Engineer, specialised in "quality of the environment and resources management", from the French National School of Agricultural Science and Engineering of Toulouse (INP ENSAT). He brings his expertise in feasibility studies for investment funds, agricultural markets studies and analysis of value chains

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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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