Noix de cajou projet lifft cashew LIFFT CASHEW PROJECT Linking Infrastructures, Finances and Farmers to Cashew cashew farmers with familyu HELPING COMMUNITIES Facilitate access to financial services Shelter for Life International - LIFFT-Cashew Project CREATING NEW CONNECTIONS Develop and strenghten key market linkages Improving agricultural techniques of cashew nuts IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY Train farmers to new and modern agricultural practices
About Us
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About Us

This is a 6-year program (2017-2023) funded by USDA to enhance the production and trade of cashews in local and international markets.

The project works around three objectives which are:

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Increase RCN quality

Increase or maintain quality of Raw Cashew Nuts outturn in 52-54 lbs

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Increase RCN processing

Increase processing of Raw Cashew Nuts to additional 30000 tons locally

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Strengthen cooperatives

Strengthen cooperatives and sale up to 50% by organizing collective sales

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Post-production handling

Improve post-production handling, and strengthen farm management.

Cashew nut farmer
Cashew nut farmer
Our Components
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Our Components

Improving agricultural techniques of cashew nuts

On-Farm Practices

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The LIFFT-Cashew program will approach improving agricultural techniques from a social capital perspective and will establish up to 8 cashew demonstration farms, spread out geographically.

Market Access

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By establishing and growing Cashew Marketing Associations (CMAs, similar to producer cooperatives), the program will improve the bargaining power of cashew producers, improve post-production handling, and strengthen farm management.

Raw cashew nuts
cashew farmers with familyu

Access to Finance

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The LIFFT-Cashew will collaborate with financial institutions to increase financial services to cashew producers and processors.

Infrastructure

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The LIFFT-Cashew program will build or rehabilitate 100 kilometers of agricultural feeder and connector

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Our Stats

22435FAMILIES HELPED
66KM OF ROADS BUILT
2100PEOPLE TRAINED
10000TONS OF CASHEW