The 2nd edition of World Cashew Convention is scheduled on 18-20 February, 2016 at Al Bustan, Rotana. WCC 2016 will have enhanced program agenda spread over 3 days, including ample time for networking. Please mark your calendar and attend the 2nd edition of WCC 2016.
The inaugural edition of World Cashew Convention (WCC) concluded successfully on 5-6 Feb 2015. WCC, an initiative of, was conceived to create a global platform for cashew industry to discuss critical issues concerning the RCN and Kernel markets. WCC's objective to involve all the stakeholders was successful. WCC offered a great networking platform, with over 360 delegates from 36 countries participating from over 180+ companies from private, government and non-government sectors. The convention also saw over 22 exhibitors and a host of sponsors and partners. WCC was well supported by various country partners such as the National Cashew Institute (INCAJU) Mozambique, National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN), African Cashew Alliance (ACA), Cashewnut Board of Tanzania, CNTC Benin, Conec Benin and NutPak Kenya.
WCC had over 26 speakers deliberating on issues relevant to the cashew industry ranging from trends in cashew kernel trade, complying with FSMA, financing the value chain, opportunities to engage with Africa, cashew processing technologies and price outlook. The convention also saw a host of parallel sessions on connecting farmers to consumers, vocational training programme in cashew processing, Palasa processing cluster and Impact on employment and environment & lessons.
WCC also felicitated a Buyer-Seller Meet, enabling trade and business meet in a structured manner. Both the table owners and the delegates benefited from the meetings.
Apart from host of panel discussions, business meetings and exhibition, the delegates had a plenty of time to network and build business relationship through networking lunch and gala cocktail dinner hosted by the poolside. The atmosphere provided a perfect opportunity to relax and close the convention by thanking the sponsors and partners.
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