The National Cashew Associaton of Nigeria (NCAN) is the umbrella body charged with regulating the Nigerian Cashew Industry for the benefit of all stakeholders be it Cashew Farmers, Traders, Processors Exporters and Service Providers Cashew is national crop and is grown in 21 state including FCT, Abia, Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Imo, Kogi, Niger, Nassarawa, Ogun, Osun, Oyo, Taraba and Kwara. However, cashew can be grown in almost all the states of Nigeria. The Nation curently produces  350,000 tons of Cashew Nut annually and has capacity for much more.