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Cashew

Charter Principles 2015 key facts
1. Finance
  • US$17,440,681 in short-term finance
  • US$70,951 in medium-term finance
2. Improved yield       
  • 60,941 farmers received training on Good Agricultural Practices (some received refresher courses)
  • 50,000 seedlings distributed to farmers
  • 35 farmer field schools or demonstration plots for a practical, hands-on approach to training.
3. Labour practices
  • 41,177 farmers trained on good labour practices
4. Market access
  • 36,355 metric tonnes (22% increase on 2014)
5. Quality
  • US$0.5 million in certification premiums
  • Improved cashew quality through training on cashew harvesting and drying, constructing drying yards, and distributing 130,000 jute bags.
6. Traceability
  • 84% of tonnage is traceable and 61% is certified (Organic and Fairtrade)
7. Social and infrastructure investment Provision of:

  • health awareness campaigns
  • primary school and literacy support
  • warehousing and drying yards, trucks, weighing scales and wheelbarrows

 

8. Environmental impact
  • 32,243 farmers trained on soil fertility management


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