Progress made in constructing cashew nut processing plants
This newspaper article reports about construction of cashew nut processing plants in Tanzania. The construction of three new cashew nut processing plants is set to start this year, BusinessWeek has leant. Cashew nut Board of Tanzania director general Mfaume Juma says the move will help to add value on cashew nut produced in the country which in turn will make farmers benefit more thus improving their livelihoods. Lack of adequate processing plants is a long time cry for farmers, which has led farmers to high dependency on raw exports.