CRIN, NEPC trained Cashew Farmers on best practices along the value chain

CRIN, NEPC trained Cashew Farmers on best practices along the value chain

The Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, CRIN and Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC in a training program organized for Cashew farmers in Ogbomosho has brought-to-light best practices in Cashew farming that can help Cashew farmers along the value Chain.

The training which was tagged “Best Practices for Cashew along the Value Chain” was held on 12th April, 2022 in Ago area, Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

According to the Executive Director of the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, CRIN, Dr. Patrick Adebola, “the Workshop was organized in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC with the intent of updating Cashew Farmers with knowledge to boost Production, improve quality, and provide income for Cashew Farmers and other stakeholders along the value chain in Oyo State.

The overall effect of the workshop is to increase the GDP of Nigeria, and foreign exchange earnings in the sales of Cashew nuts outside the country’’, Adebola stated

A total of hundred participants for the workshop were drawn from the National Cashew Association of Nigeria, NCAN, Oyo State branch and they were trained, to train others in order to increase yield and quality of Nigeria Cashew nuts at the International Market.

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