On March 28, 2022, the 17th annual private sector conference took place in Maputo, Mozambique. Nitidæ was invited to present as part of the panel on “Revitalizing the competitiveness of cashew processing” its study carried out as part of the ACAMOZ project funded by the Agency French Development.
The representative of the ACIANA exporters association, Olam, Director of the Almond Institute, the representative of the AICAJU processors association and Jean-Baptiste Roelens representing Nitidæ in Mozambique
This study based on a comparative study of the strengths and weaknesses of Mozambique with the main leading countries in the processing of cashew nuts in the world (India, Vietnam, Côte d'Ivoire) shares many recommendations to actors, public, private and cooperation agencies to identify key measures that could support the competitiveness of the cashew sector and processing.
Cashew nut production is an essential income for more than 1.4 million rural families in Mozambique and the processing sector, from raw nuts to kernels, creates several thousand direct jobs.