Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Book Review Volume 4 Issue 3

Case Study: Opportunities and Potential of Cashew Trade Between India and Guinea Bissau 2018

Soniyo Yomichan*

Research Assistant at Habitat International School, Ajman, UAE

*Corresponding Author: Soniyo Yomichan, Research Assistant at Habitat International School, Ajman, UAE.

Received: November 13, 2019; Published: February 19, 2020



  Cashew is an important commodity in the international trade spread across the continents and is a major foreign exchange earner to many countries in the world including India. It provides gainful employment to more than three million people around the world, including about one million in India. Initially, Cashew trees were planted mainly to prevent soil erosion which now has attained the status of a commercial plantation. The world of cashew chain starts with the production of raw cashew nuts, its trade and shipments, the processing of raw nuts to cashew kernels and the marketing and consumption of cashew kernels. The value chain is spread across the globe and involves trading and processing of raw cashew kernels both within the courtiers cultivating crops, countries processing them and consumer countries.



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Citation: Soniyo Yomichan. “Case Study: Opportunities and Potential of Cashew Trade Between India and Guinea Bissau 2018". Acta Scientific Agriculture 4.3 (2020): 01-17.


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