Cashew Matching Grant Fund: join the information sessions!

Thanks to the project “Business Support Facility for Resilient Agriculture Value Chains” which is co-financed by the European Union (EU) under the post-Cotonou agreement with the Secretariat of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) and by the Federal Ministry of Development and Economic Cooperation (BMZ) and implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (GIZ), we are glad to announce the launch of the Call for Concept notes for the Competitive Matching Grant Fund this 12th June 2023.

The Cashew Matching Grant Fund (MGF) is an initiative of the Business Support Facility for Resilient Agricultural Value Chains being implemented by MOVE-ComCashew and aimed to support cashew private sector businesses and farmer cooperatives/groups in the African, the Caribbean, and the Pacific (ACP) States to mobilize resources, create ownership and build resilient agricultural Value Chains. This call is targeting cashew value chain only and would be launched on Monday, June 12th, 2023. If you have interesting project ideas in the cashew value chain, then this could just be your chance to get financing for your dream project. Visit the following websites on Monday 12th June 2023 to get more information about how to apply for this funding.


To facilitate the application process, the organizers of this call have put together the readiness program. The readiness programme is designed to explain the Matching Grant concept to all applicants and help you understand better what you are applying for and what support is available for you at every level or stage before and after signing the contract. If you have any questions or comments, don’t hesitate to participate in our webinars announced below, which would address questions on what the matching grant fund is, who can apply, how and when.

Webinar 1: Tuesday 13th June 2023 with members of the Sustainable Nuts initiative at

Webinar 2: Tuesday 13th June – MS Teams call (Africa/Caribbean) at:

Webinar 3: Wednesday 14th June, with the African Cashew Alliance at:

Webinar ID: 874 3297 8174 – Passcode: 7494

Webinar 4: Tuesday 20th June: MS Teams call (Africa/Caribbean) at:

Webinar 5: Wednesday 21st June 2023, targeting the Pacific region at: