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Cameroon imports more rice despate production promises
The government of Cameroon, after abandoning the rice sector, has struggled to revamp the sector and boost production.
la suite
02 Jun 2014
Rice production areas in Cameroon
Rice is grown in two agro-ecological zones, the Western Highlands of North-West/West Regions and the Northern region that will take the North and Far-North Regions.
la suite
02 Jun 2014
Reasons for drastic drop in rice production
Rice production is falling from the 107,000 tons produced in 1985, the highest rice tonnage cameroon has ever produced.
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02 Jun 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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