Increasing violence in the NW and SW regions of Cameroon has displaced more people, causing them and host communities to face food insecurity with disruption in agricultural activities, food prices sky rocking and worsened food security in areas where 70 percent of people rely on agriculture for their livelihoods. From June – August 2019, 1.1 million people in Cameroon were projected by FAO as people suffering from food insecurity, with 39 percent of the population living under poverty line. To improve food security, nutrition and promote SDG 2, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has stepped … Continue reading IDPs and Host communities in NW/SW face Food Insecurity
Cameroon is rich with an enormous diversity of plants, animals, and microorganisms which places the country on the 5th position in the official ranking in this domain. This is important to the people particularly in the socio-economic; scientific and medicinal domains but for years, the private sector has exploited these resources without sharing the profits with the local communities which can improve their livelihood. The convention on biological diversity (CBD) was adopted in 1992 to ensure biodiversity conservation, sustainable usage and access to genetic resources, the fair and equitable sharing of profits arising from the use of these resources. To … Continue reading Cameroon seeks to implement the Nagoya Protocol on ABS
It is mostly known by everyone that agriculture means going to the farm in the morning with a hole and toil all day reasons why youths shy away forgetting that the secret to succeed is hard work. It is for this reason that Global Youth Transformative Aid organizes workshops aim at nurturing and opening the minds of young people towards agriculture while educating them on successful agricultural systems – subsistence Agriculture (Bush fallowing, Dry farming, Terracing, Shifting cultivation, cattle rearing and as well as plantation farming). that can change their lives. In one of such workshops on agriculture, livestock and … Continue reading Agriculture: A Short Cut to Success That Youths Neglect.
Anye Cletus Matoya from today officially begins his new function as the general manager of the North West Development Authority (MIDENO), installed by the minister of agriculture and rural development Henri Eyebe Ayissi in a solemn ceremony that took place on the 27th of December 2018 at the Bamenda congress hall. While commissioning the new boss, Minister Henri Eyebe Ayissi called on the new boss to brave the odds of time and assure the effective implementation of MIDENO’s mission to integrate rural development of the NWR while improving the qualities of its services in the agricultural domain. This comes at … Continue reading Mideno Breeds New Hope For Farmers, As a New Boss Gets on Board.