RENANA - Participatory research project on cashew replanting in Cote d’Ivoire

January 2015
January 2016
Project cost
5 000 €
Role in the project


Côte d’Ivoire


Agriculture Market



Main goals

Participatory research project on cashew replanting : Grafting / Double grafting, Replanting plan, Crop diversification

Specific objectives

To renew ageing plantations, we decided to improve the plant material of non-bearing trees and evaluate the loss of yield on neerby tree cutting All for the purpose of permitting farmers de renew their plantations by limiting or substituting the loss of yield especially via planting food crops


The cocoa farmers, all valuechain stakeholders (private or public) and cunsumers


R1. Setting up tests in farmers plantations
R2. Training of farmers


A1. Selection of an elite tree per plot
A2. Double grafting of non-bearing old trees with the elite selected tree
A3. Grafting of young plants
A4. Setting up wood yard for each elite selected tree
A5. Training on the establishment of nurseries
A6. Training on the planting after the nursery
A7. Training on the grafting of young cashew tree

Related people

Project Manager / France

Noémie Rullier

Holder of an Engineering diploma in Agronomy, specializing in Sustainable agricultural & Agri-Food systems for the South, from Montpellier SupAgro- Institut des Régions Chaudes (IRC), she brings her expertise to support technical changes and development processes in rural area; to support farm advisory, training engineering and plant biology research

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