ICT for Elders

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 cent of the GDP of …

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Farming systems in Cameroon

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 about one-third of Cameroon’s total …

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Adopt a Garde

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 crowd for her.  She stood …

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Gardening with kids

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 personal and social responsibility. For …

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

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 Work Plan on Return (WPR) …

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Changing the Narratives: TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE CHALLENGES.

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 Day, we played games with …

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