All posts tagged "agriculture"

  • Cashews
    How important are cashews for Africa?

    One cashew nut out of two comes from Africa, making the continent the world’s largest producer of...

  • Cashews
    Africa is currently the leading producer of cashew

    Africa is currently the leading producer of cashew, providing more than 50 per cent of global output, Mrs. Juliana Ofori-Karikari, Finance and Administration Manager of Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew) said in Sunyani. Speaking on behalf of the Executive Director of ComCashew at the opening of the second session of the Sixth Edition...

  • Cashews
    Production of cashew in Ghana to be enhanced

    A Deputy Minister of Agriculture,Mr. Kennedy Osei Nyarko, has announced that the government is to set up...

  • Almonds
    Can Native Bees Help Pollinate Almonds?

    While honey bees have always been the star of the show for almond pollination, we know other pollinators play important roles in our food supply. So as we continue celebrating National Pollinator Week, we’re highlighting a native bee may someday join in pollinating almonds. Early research suggests that integrating the blue orchard bees...

  • Cashews
    Cashew kernels likely to stay between 4.0 and 4.5 USD a pound for rest of 2018

    With most of the Northern Hemisphere crop already in the market, raw cashew prices are expected to...

  • Featured
    New state-of-the-art processing and packaging plant for dry fruits in Ludhiana

    Ludhiana: During the first Punjab Agri and Food Conclave organized at Pal Auditorium in Punjab Agricultural University...

  • Featured
    Trading tons of nuts on your smartphone? Yes, you can

    Entrepreneurs in India have created the fastest growing B2B agribusiness platform in the world. At the World...

  • Featured
    Maersk gets creative and offers something the industry really needs: Money.

    Shipping capacity has been in oversupply for more than a decade – not an easy time for...

  • Africa
    Ghana bets on cashews

    Recounting a commitment he made in 2016, at Suma Ahenkro, in the Jaman North constituency, the President said it was high time the agriculture sector shifted its over-reliance on the production and export of cocoa, in contrast with its neighbour Cote d’Ivoire. He noted that Cote d’Ivoire has succeeded in diversifying its agriculture, which...

  • Cashews
    Cashew industry lowers export goal

    Explaining why the sector has cut its export target, Nguyen Duc Thanh, Vinacas chairman, said: “We haven’t had sufficient domestic material supply, and the prices of imported raw cashews were too high and sometimes of poor quality.” The focus this year will shift from quantity to quality by raising the value of...

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