Unfavorable Weather Effect on Cashew Production

The cashew production in Binh Phuoc Province and Cambodia has decreased sharply. In addition, the shipping cost, transporting and importing cashew from Africa takes a long time, and many cashew nut processing Companies in Binh Phuoc Province face a serious shortage of Raw Cashew Nuts (RCN)

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Cashew Trees Depend Greatly On The Weather

According to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Binh Phuoc Province, cashew trees depend greatly on the weather. If the weather is favorable, the yield will be high. Meanwhile, in bad weather, such as unseasonal rain, heavy rain, hoarfrost, and prolonged hot sun, despite being fertilized, cashew trees cannot achieve high productivity. This year, the cashew crop in the province has a poor harvest, reaching only 50 percent of productivity compared to the same period last year. In the past ten years, there were 3-4 years of crop failure due to bad weather. The department recommends that farmers should not rush to cut down cashew trees to grow other crops because the weather is not always unfavorable. Besides, investing in other crops will take time and high investment costs.

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Binh Phuoc Vietnam Try To Increases Cashew Tree Yield

Binh Phuoc is home to a large area of agricultural land that grows many types of trees such as rubber, pepper, cashew… Currently, Binh Phuoc province is making efforts to increase the area of cashew cultivation because the soil & climate is most suitable for cashew trees. Vietnam is about 290,000 hectares (2021), and Binh Phuoc alone accounts for 60% of the Vietnam cashew area, about 150,000 ha with an output of 1,5 tons per ha. And Bình Phuoc also has more than 1,400 processing facilities with a total capacity of more than 500,000 tons a year.

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