Growing the Cashew Industry

TechnoServe is an implementing partner in the African Cashew Initiative, which works to improve the volume and value of cashews produced and processed in Africa. TechnoServe’s role focuses on assisting cashew processing facilities, which create much-needed employment for women in rural areas. In Ghana, TechnoServe has provided four cashew processors with intensive technical assistance, helping create more than 1,000 jobs and purchasing from nearly 6,000 cashew farmers in 2012.