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Cashew farmers lament on poor pricing ,call for commencement of cashew board



Some irate cashew farmers in the Jaman North constituency has called on the president of the republic,Nana Akuffo Addo and the Minister of Agriculture, Hon Afriyie Akoto to commence the operation of the pronounced cashew Board to regulate the cashew pricing for the next cashew season.

Some farmers in an interview with Kwaku Mensah Abrampa stated the, since the cashew is always purchased by individual companies, the pricing is not stable which always affect the farmers who are into full time cashew farming. They lamented on high labour cost, high cost of pesticides and other inputs for the farming practice.

They are pleading with government to operationalize the proposed cashew Board which they said will help fix the price of cashew for the subsequent cashew seasons as the price of Cocoa is fixed as a result of Cocoa Board


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