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TNS Cashew Processing Management


Welcome to TechnoServe's Cashew Process Management online course. TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. By linking people to information, capital, and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities.

Today, we are here to support you in setting up a successful cashew production. You will learn about the opportunities in the cashew market and we will guide you through the challenges of running a profitable cashew processing factory. But for this we will also need you. Our course will be highly interactive, covering quizzes on business efficiency, group work on optimal equipment acquisition and plenty of one-on-one coaching opportunities.

So dive right in and let's go!

Course Staff

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Valentin Atchaoue

Valentin is an experienced senior program manager with a demonstrated history of in the tree nuts sector. Skilled in negotiation, sustainable development, business planning and entrepreneurship, he served as Director of Operations of Red River Foods Group in Benin and has been leading TechnoServe's cashew processing work since 2015.

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Christoph Weigl

Christoph is an entrepreneur himself, focusing on scaling innovative solutions and business models across agricultural value chains. From working for the United Nations and the OECD in Paris, he is well versed in sustainable development and has spent the last year building his own start-up venture.

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