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ICT FOR ELDERS

  I have an Android dad. ICT for elders I have an Android Mom Can you proudly say that about your parents? We live in a continuous growing digital economy. With technological advancements quickly ravaging all aspects of our lives. This brings the necessity of basic hands-on ICT Knowledge for…

Challenges faced by Small scale Farming in sub-Saharan Africa, Case Study: Cameroon

The livelihood of a huge part of the population in Sub-saharan is dependent on agriculture. Either as a means of income or basically as a way to leave. According to a Mckinsey report, More than 60 per cent of the population in sub-Saharan are small-holder farmers. Furthermore, about  23 per…

Fruits and Vegatables Cultivated in Cameroon

Cameroon is a country blessed with great vegetation. There are a variety of healthy tropical fruits and vegetables that grow in the country. Even though Farmers face many challenges and use rudimentary tools and agricultural systems to go about their business, it is amazing to see the list of fruits…

Types of Agricultural/Farming Systems In Cameroon

The agriculture sector in Cameroon is amongst the main occupations for over 70% of citizens and contributes enormously to the country’s economy. Furthermore, Cameroon has great potential for agricultural production. It is, however, Unfortunate to see the farming systems in Cameroon are still Archaic. Even though, it already counts for…

ADOPT A GARDEN INITIATIVE ENCOURAGING SUSTAINABILITY IN ORPHANAGES

    It’s not every day the  US Ambassador to Cameroon, Peter Henry Barlerin applauds your work in the rural community. Such was our fate during the Yali Symposium when he highlighted our work with Adopt A Garden. For a moment our representative was hesitant. He had to span the…

CAMEROONIAN COMMON FOODS TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Keeping your immune system strong is key for healthy living because the immune system fights off infections in our body even those we are not aware of. Given the present COVID-19  pandemic having a strong immune system could be the difference between if you live or die. So I came…

WHY WE NEED TO THINK SUSTAINABILITY BEYOND PROFITABILITY

Every time I come across the word sustainability the 1st thing that comes to mind is how to make smallholder farmers profitable because if they are profitable they can provide for their basic needs and meals and the SDG #2 will be a myth – Zero Hunger! One down 16…

SCHOOL GARDEN: HELPING CHILDREN LIVE A HEALTHIER LIFE THROUGH THE FOOD THEY GROW

School gardens are a wonderful way to use the schoolyard as a classroom, reconnect pupils with the natural world and the true source of their food, and teach them valuable gardening and agriculture concepts and skills that integrate with other subjects, such as health and physical education as well as…

VALUE CHAIN THINKING: COULD IT BE USE TO MINIMIZE THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON SMALLHOLDER FARMERS?

September 23, 2017No Comments

It’s been 5 weeks already since I, together with 25 agricultural professionals from 15 African Countries came to Australia for a short course on Agribusiness at the University of Queensland under the Australia Africa Awards. It is expected as part of the course requirement, for every fellow to have a…

Changing the Narratives: TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE CHALLENGES.

September 3, 2017No Comments

It feels good to be back home from the Mandela Washington Fellowship program after 6 weeks of training on Civic Leadership at the Appalachian State University, Boone North Carolina which involved civic engagement, community service, volunteerism just to name a few; we even volunteered in an organic farm on Mandela…