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Honey Show opens market for honey and wax
The first ever Honey Show organised in Bamenda has opened a market for honey and its by-products especially the bee wax and propolis.
la suite
15 Jul 2014
“The company I work with processes bee wax,”
What is so important about bee wax ?
la suite
15 Jul 2014
Honey quality is key to external markets
During the three day honey show held in Bamenda last April 9th to 12th, honey farmers were told that honey quality is paramount and there is no room for honey mishandling.
la suite
15 Jul 2014
Agriculture is solution to youth unemployment
Although agriculture has lots of employment opportunities, difficulties are preventing even interested youths from finding gainful self-employment in the sector.
la suite
15 Jul 2014
They succeeded in their agricultural integration
Three months after being named winners in the youth categories of "Agric Awards-The Farmer’s Voice 2013," three young Cameroonians talked to other young people on ...
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03 Jun 2014
Inland fish farming lagging behind in Cameroon
Cameroon produces just .1% of the fish consumed in the country spending over 100 billion to import the quantity needed to satisfy national demand which stands at 230000 tons per year.
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03 Jun 2014
More rice with less water
Rice planted directly into the soil can significantly reduce the amount of water needed to grow the crop.
la suite
03 Jun 2014
Increased temperatures could spread more malaria
Increases in temperatures could increase the risk of malaria spread as malaria carrying mosquitoes could begin to survive in higher regions in warmer periods.
la suite
03 Jun 2014
Market gardening is less expensive, profitable-farmers
Some well-to-do farmers actually started with small gardening that later proved profitable.
la suite
03 Jun 2014
Agriculture is the most lucrative sector to graduates-expert says
Close to 3500 graduating students of the University of Buea have been urged to get involved in the agricultural sector.
la suite
03 Jun 2014
Accident victim advocates insurance coverage for farmers
Asaba Vincent at 54 was a renowned pig farmer in Muyuka before August 18, 2012.
la suite
02 Jun 2014
CIG loses 15000 layers and still goes on
A Common Initiative Group in Bamenda which lost 15000 layers estimated at 100 million Cfa francs, to a raging inferno early in 2013 is still going on despite the difficulties.
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02 Jun 2014
Women asked to be professional farmers
The North West Farmers Organisation (NOWEFOR) is encouraging women farmers in the North West Region to take up agriculture as a profession to increase their production and improve on their income.
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02 Jun 2014
Agric schools “jewel” to farmers, says mayor
The Technical School and the Regional College of Agriculture, Bambili have been described as a “jewel from the state to farmers in Cameroon” by the 2nd deputy Mayor for Tuba council, Chikelem Boniface Ngong.
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02 Jun 2014
Farmers receive mobile combined grinding mill
Post harvest losses to cassava, potato and other food stuff farmers have discouraged many especially in areas where evacuation for sale in cities is difficult.
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02 Jun 2014
Fowl droppings best plantain fertilizer, researcher
A young researcher has asserted that fowl dropping is one of the best fertilizers for plantains in humid forest zones of Cameroon.
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02 Jun 2014
How to acquire Ebolowa tractors, agricultural machines
In Ebolowa, tractors and agricultural equipment and materials are available.
la suite
02 Jun 2014
SW/NW agriculture and livestock projects in the 2014 budget
North West Region / MINADER PROJECTS
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02 Jun 2014
Producers remind minister of governments’ promises
The minister of Agriculture has been reminded that all dreams of agricultural emergence means nothing without roads, farmers’ bank and application of the new cooperative law.
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02 Jun 2014
‘Boma’ vomits sheep in Kumba
A python, about 6 metres long was forced to vomit a big sheep it had just swallowed at Fominky Street in Kumba last December.
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02 Jun 2014
Maize seed problems are over, minister says
The minister of agriculture is hoping that with the recovery of some 7 tons of composite foundation maize seeds and huge financial support to the maize seed sector, seed crises are over.
la suite
28 May 2014
Processed moringa at 2014 enterprise exhibition in Yaounde
Processed moringa leaves and roots will be one of the small and medium size enterprise products from the South West region on exhibition in Yaounde in early 2014.
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28 May 2014
The dangers of aflatoxins in maize, groundnuts under review
Aflatoxins constitute a significant threat to food and economic security.
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28 May 2014
MINI AGROPASTORAL SHOW : A prize for every exhibit
The mini Agropastoral and Forest Show held in Babessi Sub Division, Ngoketunjia last December 5, 2013 saw every farmer going home with...
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28 May 2014
Cavies, a silent source of income
Cavies, though erroneously known as Guinea pigs because they are neither from Guinea nor are they pigs, are a silent source of alternative income to farmers...
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17 Apr 2014
 
  Development News
Honey Show opens market for honey and wax
The first ever Honey Show organised in Bamenda has opened a market for honey and its by-products especially the bee wax and propolis.
15/07/14
“The company I work with processes bee wax,”
What is so important about bee wax ?
15/07/14
Honey quality is key to external markets
During the three day honey show held in Bamenda last April 9th to 12th, honey farmers were told that honey quality is paramount and there is no room for honey mishandling.
15/07/14
Agriculture is solution to youth unemployment
Although agriculture has lots of employment opportunities, difficulties are preventing even interested youths from finding gainful self-employment in the sector.
15/07/14
  Environment
Environmentalist lauds ban on plastics, blasts application
The ban by the Ministries of Environment and Commerce on the use of plastic bags of up to 60 microns that took effect from the 24th April 2014 has been ...
15/07/14
The Farmer’s Voice had warned against plastics
In TFV 202, we warned of the dangers of plastics to agriculture and environment and proposed solutions. The following article was published in May 2012
15/07/14
Exit plastics, back to nature
The use of plastic bags in Cameroon, those that can easily be carried away by the wind, came to an end last April 24, ....
15/07/14
Farming with trees increases productivity
Agroforestry farmers in the North West Region of Cameroon say farming with trees is significantly improving soil fertility and increasing their crop yields.
15/07/14
  Practical tips
Transportation, storage and disposal of pesticides
A lot of diseases among farmers are linked to the improper use of pesticides and disposal of pesticide wastes.
15/07/14
  Announcement
Cameroon in the spotlight at Agricultural Show
A delegation of actors in the agropastoral sector, through debates and conferences, presented Cameroon’s policy to promote family farming during the Paris Agricultural Show.
15/07/14
 

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