Graduated from Sékou Agricultural High School cycle 2, option animal production promotion 2016, Bérénice, young lady aged 25, under the coaching of her husband, converted to plant production including the production of seedlings of cashew trees grafted in the commune of Zou in Abomey (133 km from Cotonou). With the support of BeninCajù (training on production techniques, grafting, good practices - training on leadership), its production in recent years has seen a meteoric rise from 4 500 plants in 2017 to 12 000 plants in 2018 and 30 000 plants in 2019, arousing the admiration of its nursery pair.
"BeninCajù is for me, a real booster because, very quickly, I reached this level of realization. I am very proud and more motivated. Our life has totally changed and we have big ambitions for our little family. Thanks to my income from the 2018 campaign, I have acquired a bigger domain for the extension of my nursery. ", Bérénice DAKOVO.
Her dynamism allows her election as Treasurer of the Coopérative of Cashew Producers Grafted (CoPAG) ZOU-COLLINES and Secretary General of FeNaPAC_BENIN. This nursery is one of the three (3) women on the list of forty nurseries selected to benefit from the government's professionalization program. Bérénice DAKOVO demonstrates eagerness and willingness to acquire knowledge to strengthen her skills in the transplanted cashew nursery.
Follow this video to learn more about her success story and her exhortation of young women to join the highly profitable cashew production sector.