30,000 t of cashew in Senegal would not find buyers

Faced with the absence of buyers due to the coronavirus, 30,000 tonnes (t) of cashew nuts may not find buyers in Senegal, which would represent a shortfall of around FCFA 50 billion (€ 76, 1 million) for producers in the three Casamance producing regions of Kolda, Sédhiou and Ziguinchor, says agricultural engineer Abdourahmane Faye. This prospect adds to the memory of a bad last year, with prices plummeting due to global overproduction, reports APS .

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