Cameroon

COSADER and National Alliance against Hunger 

Ms Christine Andela, COSADER Director
Food Policy and Aid Strategies Focal Point for “Dynamique citoyenne”
GSM: 237 99591750 / Office: 237 22 69 02 92
andelac@yahoo.com
www.cosader.net

Jean Bosco Etoa, Prolinnova-Cameroon Coordinator (etoa_ngbwa@hotmail.com)

About the Prolinnova–Cameroon Country Platform

Prolinnova–Cameroon started in March 2011, when the Prolinnova Oversight Group (POG) approved an application from the then newly formed multi-stakeholder National Steering Committee (NSC) in the country. This Country Platform (CP) seeks to develop Cameroonian agriculture by integrating endogenous solutions into rural development policies and strategies. It is putting in place a framework for spreading …

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PIPA-DAC: new project started in Cameroon

Prolinnova–Cameroon has started a new project funded by Misereor, Germany: “Promoting farmer innovation and participatory approaches in development processes in agricultural value chains and adaptation to change for small-scale producers” (PIPA-DAC). The overall aim is to contribute to innovation development by small-scale farmers in the Central Region of Cameroon while improving the farmers’ access to basic …

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Prolinnova-Cameroun rapport annuel / annual report 2021

Les activités mises en œuvre au cours de 2021 par la plateforme Prolinnova–Cameroun s’inscrivent dans le cadre du suivi normal avec des réunions des instances de la plateforme, de visites des paysannes et paysans innovateurs rentrant dans le fonctionnement de la plateforme, de la mise en œuvre des projets « Scaling Up Local Capacity to …

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Appropriate Technology magazine features Cameroonian Farmer Innovation Fair

The September 2021 issue of the Appropriate Technology magazine (Vol. 48, No. 3) brings a 2-page article “First innovation fair celebrates farmer ingenuity in Cameroon” written by Abdel-Karim Ali Mahamane, Prolinnova’s Subregional Coordinator in West & Central Afrca, and Jean-Bosco Etoa, Prolinnova-Cameroon coordinator. The article highlights the awards given during the fair to young people …

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First Farmer Innovation Fair in Cameroon

Cameroon Farmer Innovation Fair prize winners (Photo: Jeanne Sikangwa) The Country Platform (CP) in Cameroon organised the first Farmer Innovation Fair in the country on 27–29 May 2021.  The fair gave value to the innovativeness of farmers throughout Cameroon and to gave innovative farmers an opportunity to network with other farmers, formal researchers and agricultural …

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Farmer Innovation Fair in Cameroon, 27–29 May 2021

Farmer Innovation Fair in Cameroon (FIPAC) News about FIPAC broadcast on national television CRTV in English See the programme (in French) ! The Prolinnova community of practice and its partners in Prolinnova–Cameroon are holding a Farmer Innovation Fair in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on 27–29 May 2021. This event brings together stakeholders in agricultural research and development …

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Annonce de la Foire d’Innovation Paysanne au Cameroun / Announcing Farmer Innovation Fair in Cameroon (FIPAC)

Farmer-to-farmer sharing about local experimentation with palm tree seeds (Photo: Amina Bwebeyuou) Annonce de la Foire d’Innovation Paysanne au Cameroun Prolinnova-Cameroun organise une Foire de l’Innovation Paysanne au Cameroun (FIPAC) à Yaoundé du 27 au 29 mai 2021. Elle rassemblera les acteurs de la Recherche Agricole pour le Développement (RAD) afin de découvrir la promotion …

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Activities of Prolinnova–Cameroon in 2019

Le rapport annuel de Prolinnova-Cameroun pour l’année 2019 présente ses principales activités en matière d’identification et de documentation des innovations locales, de documentation de l’expérimentation conjointe menée par les agriculteurs et de mise en réseau, y compris la planification d’un foire de l’innovation paysanne au Cameroun en 2020. Prolinnova–Cameroon’s annual report for the year 2019 …

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Proli-FaNS in Cameroon: Year 3 report

The Prolinnova-Cameroon coordinator Jean Bosco Etoa reports on activities in Year 3 (2018-19) of the Proli-FaNS (Promoting local innovation in Food and Nutrition Security) project funded by Misereor/KZE. Farmers and staff from NGOs and institutions of higher education in Cameroon have been collaborating in ways that help develop the innovative capacities of rural men and …

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Documentation of local innovation & PID in Cameroon

As part of the Proli-FaNS (Promoting local innovation for Food and Nutrition Security), Prolinnova–Cameroon has documented (in French) several cases of local innovation and farmer-led joint experimentation: 1.     Utilisation du kanwa pour réduire l’amertume du chocolat: description de l’innovation locale 2.     Utilisation du kanwa pour réduire l’amertume du chocolat: description du développement participatif de l’innovation …

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Serge Ayangma, beginning the process of multiplying bee colonies

In the framework of the Proli-FaNS (Promoting local innovation for Food and Nutrition Security) project, partners in Cameroon have identified several local innovations by women and men. A process of farmer-led joint experimentation with other actors in research and development is being carried out on selected innovations. Here is an example of an innovation by …

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