From 5-7 August, the African Cashew Alliance together with the cashew stakeholders of Mali organized the second edition of FOCAS in Bamako. This event was supported by the Projet d’Appui à la filière de l’Anacarde au Mali (PAFAM) and the Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew).
Under the theme, “Improving Competitiveness of the Cashew Value Chain in the Sahel Countries”, the forum hosted about 250 diverse stakeholders from the public and private sector as well as development partners in the sub-region. The forum goal was to discuss issues of common interest to cashew producing countries in the Sahel region, which were this time represented by 9 countries.
Source : https://www.africancashewalliance.com/en/news-and-info/blog/aca-successfully-hosts-second-edition-sahelian-cashew-forum-focas-2019