This AfDB intervention relates to the Cashew Nut Sector Development and Agricultural Entrepreneurship Support Project in Benin (PADEFA – ENA). Through a value chain and sectoral integration, the project will create an environment conducive to the development of small and medium-sized agricultural enterprises (SMEs) in the cashew nut sector, prioritize the employment of young people and women, and achieve a sustainable impact on local development. The three (03) main components of the project are: (i) resilience of cashew producers and increasing carbon sequestration potential; (ii) value chain development; and (iii) project coordination and management. It’s sectoral objective of the project is to contribute to the reduction of poverty and the improvement of food and nutritional security in Benin. While it’s specific objective is to contribute to a sustainable increase in the income of stakeholders and the productivity of the cashew nut sector.
Project to Support the Development of the Cashew Nut Sector and Agricultural Entrepreneurship in Benin (PADEFA – ENA)